Carrot Salad with Craisins

This quick, no cook salad is an awesome fresh and  zesty side dish that can be whipped up in no time.

Prep Time: 5 min                 Cook Time: 0 min                       Difficulty: Easy Peasy

Servings: 8                             Serving Size: 1/2 cup                  Yield: varies      SP: 2


1 pound shredded carrots, pre-shredded carrots are fine

1/2 cup craisins, or raisins

1 tablespoon spicy or Dijon mustard

zest of 1 lime

1 tablespoon lime juice, freshly squeezed

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon parsley, finely minced

1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


1.  Shred carrots

2. In a large bowl, combine the mustard, lime zest, lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Add the carrots, craisins and parsley.  Toss well to coat with dressing. Adjust seasoning as to taste and serve.

NOTES, TIPS & TRICKS: If you prefer lemons to limes, substitute the lemons for the limes or try raisins instead of craisins. Make it yours!

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