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Carrot and Raisin Sunshine Salad
Alice Henneman, MS, RD, UNL Extension in Lancaster County
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its fruits and vegetables Web site to reflect the new Fruits & Veggies-More Matters™ campaign, which takes the place of the 5 A Day program. The CDC and the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), have partnered with many other organizations to launch a new public health initiative Fruits & Veggies-More Matters.™
Following is a carrot and raisin salad recipe from FruitsandVeggiesMatter.gov
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Number of Servings: 4
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.0
1 lb, carrots (5 or 6), peeled and shredded
1/2 cup, raisins
1 carton (8 oz) low-fat vanilla yogurt
5 iceberg lettuce leaves
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together, except lettuce. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Toss again before serving. Serve on lettuce leaves.
Nutrition info per serving: (1/4 of salad)
Calories 126 kcal; Fat, 1 g; Sodium, 95 mg; Carb, 28 g; Fiber, 3 g; Protein, 4 g; Vit A, 310%; Vit C, 10%; Calcium, 10%; Iron, 4%