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Carrot and Apple Salad with Pecans

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Carrot and Apple Salad with Pecans

Carrot and Apple Salad with Pecans

Jessica Braider
This takes a Scramble favorite, Carrot and Apple Salad, up a notch by adding extra crunch, protein, and creaminess into the mix. The ingredient combination may seem strange, but the flavors work surprisingly well.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cups shredded carrots matchstick cut
  • 1 green apple peeled and shredded or diced
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup raisins optional
  • 1 Tbsp. reduced-fat mayonnaise or use lemon juice, or use any variety
  • 1 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 tsp. honey


  • In a serving bowl, combine the carrots, apples, pecans, and raisins (optional).
  • Toss the salad with a dressing made of the mayonnaise, orange juice, and honey.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 130, Total Fat: 10g, 15%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 5%; Cholesterol: 5mg, 0%; Sodium: 50mg, 2%; Total Carbohydrate: 10g, 3%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 12%; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 1g
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Keyword Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, High Fiber, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Carb, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, No-Cook, Picnic, Salads, Side Dish, Vegetarian, Winter
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