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Crunchy Carrot Fruit Salad

Categories: Kwanzaa, Vegetarian
Type: Salads

This carrot salad is cool, creamy, and crunchy all at once.

Serves: Serves: 6 (1/2 cup)


  • 1/4 cup Kraft fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Land O Lakes no-fat sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup (one 11-ounce can) mandarin oranges, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons (3/4 ounce) chopped pecans

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  1. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise and sour cream. Add carrots, mandarin oranges, and raisins. Mix gently to combine.
  2. Stir in pecans.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Gently stir again just before serving.
  • To plump up raisins without "cooking," place in a glass measuring cup and microwave on HIGH for 20 seconds.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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