Special Diet Information

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

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

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...

Carrot salad had been on my to do list for some time and when I finally got around to it I went at it with a vengeance. I made a whole lot of varieties including this curried salad. The savory goes great with the sweet carrots and the mint adds a great freshness.


Curried Carrot Salad

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 raisins
1/4 cup reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise
1/4 tsp lemon zest (minced)
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp fresh mint (minced)
1/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Fold together the carrots, raisins, mayonnaise, lemon zest, lemon juice, curry powder, mint, salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 60 Calories from Fat 7
% Daily Value
Total Fat 1g 1%
    Saturated Fat 0g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 343mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
    Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 375% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
Vitamin K 40 mcg Potassium 380 mg
Magnesium 15 mg