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Disappearing Carrot Salad

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Disappearing Carrot Salad

This delicious varation on a carrot salad was sent in by Eve's Little Earthlings. I can't wait to try it. But watch out! Don't let those carrots get away! They are rather lively...

¼ cup walnuts
1 tablespoon grated coconut
2 cups grated peeled carrots
1 apple, cored, peeled and grated
½ lemon, juiced and zested
½ cup orange juice
½ cup raisins or currants
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons grated gingerroot

Toast walnuts for a few moments in a frying pan on medium heat and add the coconut towards the end of the toasting. Be careful, coconut burns very quickly.

When I am in a hurry, I skip the toasting!

In a large bowl combine carrot, apple, lemon zest, lemon juice, orange juice, raisins, salt and ginger

Top with walnuts and coconut and serve, or chill in fridge until the next meal.

And here are a few carrots that escaped being grated today!

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Blogger Jacqueline said...

Looks yummy! Thanks for sharing!

February 22, 2011 at 9:23 PM  
Blogger Dria said...

Looks yummy!
I'll try it out later today.
Those run-away carrots are too cutr to turn into food!

February 23, 2011 at 12:05 AM  
Blogger Sasmita said...

The orange juice and coconut are entirely new variation for me. All like carrots in my family, I can make anytime :)

February 23, 2011 at 7:55 AM  
Anonymous red or gray art said...

love love this ... carrots unite!!

February 23, 2011 at 8:30 AM  
Blogger Natalie/Woolhalla said...

Love those carrots at the end!! Bought a 5 lb bag or organic carrots today... thanks for the recipe!

February 24, 2011 at 12:56 AM  
Anonymous online games for kids said...

That looks delicious. I'll have to try it sometime. Thank you.

February 28, 2011 at 11:50 PM  

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