Oriental Carrot Salad

Oriental Carrot Salad

Prep time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size 1/2 cup


2 cups shredded carrots (about 4 medium carrots)
1⁄4 cup fine chopped green or red bell pepper
1⁄4 cup raisins or craisins
1⁄4 cup unsalted cashews or sunflower seeds

1⁄4 cup orange juice (juice from 1/2 orange)
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil or olive oil
1 Tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
1⁄8 teaspoon ground ginger
1⁄8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon honey or sugar


  1. Combine carrots, peppers, raisins and sunflower seeds in a bowl.
  2. Combine orange juice, vegetable oil, soy sauce, ground ginger, garlic powder and honey or sugar in a jar. Cover and shake to blend.
  3. Add the oriental salad dressing or your favorite salad dressing. Stir to blend.
  4. Refrigerate for a few hours to blend flavors.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.
Source: http://foodhero.org/recipes/oriental-carro...