Featuring Crazy Carrots

Carrot Apple Salad

This salad is a great way to combine a nutrient-rich vegetable and fruit together with protein to bring a delicious side-dish flavor to your meals.

Prep Time: 20 minutes.

Cook Time: None.

Servings: 4.


  • 1 cup shredded carrots.
  • 1/2 cup raisins.
  • 1/3 cup non-fat plain yogurt.
  • 3 (medium-size) diced apples.
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice.


  1. Combine all ingredients. Chill thoroughly, and serve on salad greens.

What’s so Great About Carrots?

  • Carrots are low-calorie with no fat or cholesterol.
  • They’re a good source of vitamin C and beta-carotene, which helps promote eyesight and skin growth.
  • They come in orange, white, red, yellow and purple varieties.

What’s the Best Way to Eat Carrots?

  • Add them to stews, soups, casseroles or stir fries.
  • Eat them raw as a snack with hummus or peanut butter.
  • Roast them with olive oil, chili powder and cumin.
  • Steam carrots with dill, tarragon, parsley or lemon juice.

Selection & Preparation

  • Selection: Choose carrots that are well-formed and smooth, with no visible blemishes.
  • Storage: Store carrots with tops removed, in a plastic bag in the crisper in your refrigerator for up to two weeks.
  • Preparation: Wash with a scrub brush to remove dirt right before eating. Peel if desired.
  • Cooking: Carrots can be roasted, steamed, sautéed, baked or eaten raw. 

  • Serving Size: 1 cup.
  • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 110.
    • Total Fat: 1 g.
    • Sodium: 140 mg.
    • Total Carbohydrates: 25 g.
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g.
    • Protein: 1 g.

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