Tropical Carrot Salad

What makes a good salad great? Is it the dressing? Is it the ingredients? What transforms these basic, vegetable-filled sides into delicious, out of this world dishes?

For me, there’s nothing better than an over-the-top, lip smacking salad on a warm summer day. The crisp taste of the vegetables. The creaminess of the dressing. Just thinking about it now makes my mouth water and my stomach start growling.

Can of Dehydrated Carrots and Freeze Dried Pineapple

Salads are all about fresh, healthy ingredients, and today’s recipe has just that! Combining our amazing, easy-to-use Dehydrated Shoestring Carrots with our all new Freeze Dried Organic Pineapple, we’ve created the perfect summer salad for any barbecue, family reunion, neighborhood block party, or typical Sunday dinner. One taste and you’ll agree, this is what salads are all about! Get your tossing tongs ready, we’re making Tropical Carrot Salad!

4 cups Honeyville Dehydrated Shoestring Carrots
1 cup Honeyville Freeze Dried Organic Pineapple
1/2 cup Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
1/2 cup Chopped Macadamia Nuts
2/3 cup Raisins

Juice of 1 Lime
1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
1 Tbsp Raw Honey
2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Olive Oil

First, re-hydrate your ingredients.

Dehydrated Carrots Soaking

To do so, soak your carrots and pineapple separately in bowls of water until soft, then drain any excess water.

Carrot Salad Ingredients

In a large bowl, combine carrots, pineapple, coconut flakes, nuts, and raisins, and toss together until fully combined.

Homemade Salad Dressing

In a medium bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients until completely combined.

Carrot Salad with Raisins

Drizzle dressing over top of salad, then toss together until evenly coated. Serve cold.

Carrot Salad in a Bowl

Who knew such a simple salad could taste so great! The sweetness of the carrots, pineapple, and raisins, against the tang of the dressing, gives you the perfect summer side dish. The salad itself is a beautiful arrangement of summertime colors, with a taste that will keep you coming back for more. Serve this at any party, get-together, family function, or event. Trust us, your friends and family will ask you for this recipe!

Carrot Salad with Pineapple and Raisins

So whether it’s the ingredients or the dressing, one thing is for sure. We simply can’t get enough of delicious summertime salads!