Carrot Basil Salad

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carrot-basil-saladThis colorful, refreshing and simple-to-make salad is a delicious alternative to the usual carrot-raisin fare. Enjoy it with just about any entrée or sandwich. The good-for-you benefits of carrots go way beyond just promoting good vision, to helping combat heart disease and some cancers. Basil ranks right up there with carrots, so it goes without saying this is a very healthy salad. Thank goodness it’s so tasty, too!

Makes 4 ½ – cup servings

2 cups shredded carrots
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons honey
Salt
Pepper

Combine all ingredients together and refrigerate for 30 to 60 minutes. Serve.

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