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Carrot Apple Salad

Deciding to begin ingesting wholesome, I took a traditional carrot and raisin salad recipe and lightened it up, then added apples for extra flavor. I took this dish to a weight reduction organization assembly and they cherished it! —Kim Jones, Collinsville, Illinois

Carrot Apple Salad

Carrot Apple Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 2 medium tart apples, diced
  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 3 tablespoons raisins
  • 3 tablespoons sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup fat-free reduced-sugar vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 table

Directions

  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a bowl. Add apples to the juice; toss to coat. Let stand for 5 minutes; drain.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, carrots, raisins, coconut, and apples.
  • In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over carrot mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until chilled.
Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 138 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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