|Carrot and Raisin Salad|
Carrot and raisin salad is another one of those old-fashioned corner deli favorites. Simple to make, better to eat!
Surprise, I LOVED it! And that’s strange since I am not a lover of carrots. I don’t hate them, but I don’t love them either. I’m sort of, “I can take them or leave them,” especially raw carrots.
|Try it with roast pork!|
This I actually tend to eat as a dessert. Combined, the carrots and raisins sort of meld into a flavor all their own, helped along by the simple but sweet dressing.
This also goes lovely with a pork roast or baked pork chops. Substitute this for the candied apples and/or applesauce. And the colors make this a nice early fall combination.
|Nice and sweet|
I was surprised to hear from a southern friend that this is also very big down south. When it comes to food, you learn something new every day!
- 4 cups matchstick carrots or shredded carrots
- 1 cup raisins
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- 2 tbs sugar
- 3 tbs milk or cream
- In a large bowl, mix the carrots and raisins.
- In a small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients.
- Pour dressing over carrots/raisins and toss to coat.
- Serves 6-8
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