Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts and Basil Recipe

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Glenda Berry Modified: March 23, 2022
Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts and Basil Recipe

How To Make Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts and Basil

Sweet, tender carrots paired with toasty pine nuts, and tossed in a light, tangy coating, makes up this rich carrot salad side!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¼cuppine nuts
  • 6carrots,(about 1 lb)
  • ¼tsplemon juice
  • ¼tspsalt
  • tbspolive oil
  • 2tbspbasil leaves,thin, sliced

Instructions

  1. In a small frying pan, toast the pine nuts over moderately low heat, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, until golden brown. Or toast the pine nuts in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Let cool.

  2. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the carrots for just 30 seconds.

  3. Drain the carrots, rinse with cold water, and drain thoroughly.

  4. Toss the carrots with the lemon juice, salt, oil, pine nuts, and basil.

  5. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 139.43kcal
  • Fat: 11.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.93g
  • Fiber: 2.90g
  • Sugar: 4.65g
  • Protein: 2.05g
  • Sodium: 208.80mg
  • Calcium: 34.05mg
  • Potassium: 347.49mg
  • Iron: 0.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 767.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.83mg
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