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Quick Carrot and Raisin Salad

Lee Harrelson
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
Use prechopped red onion and carrots to save time in this no-cook dish. Prepare up to a day ahead, and serve with Spiced Roasted Chicken or Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Applesauce.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 pound matchstick-cut carrots
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon bottled minced garlic

Nutrition Information

  • calories 135
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 2.4 g
  • carbohydrate 27.5 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 1.2 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 323 mg
  • calcium 65 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. Combine mayonnaise and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Spoon dressing over carrot mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.