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Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Sodium
This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.

 

"I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump, but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter."
-Roy Lichtenstein, Artist

The refrigerator light goes on...

I love carrot salad and I especially love this version. It's higher in calories than the traditional version but the flavor is so fantastic. I used the best quality olive oil I have for this and this is the sort of recipe where you want all the flavor to come through.

 

 

Carrot Salad with Marjoram Vinaigrette



Servings = 4 | Serving size =about 1 cup

Cooking Time = 15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe keeps well in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

1 lb carrots (peeled and shredded)
1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1/4 tsp dried marjoram
1/4 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Fold together the carrots, cranberries, olive oil, vinegar, marjoram, sugar, salt and pepper.

Chill.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = about 1 cup

Servings = 4

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 155 Calories from Fat 76
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 7g 11%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 1%
Sodium 223mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
    Sugars 16g  
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 374% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
Vitamin K 20 mcg Potassium 368 mg
Magnesium 15 mg