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Carrot, cranberry & Havarti salad

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This is the Carrot, cranberry & Havarti salad recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 6 Servings
Carrot, cranberry & Havarti salad


  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) walnut pieces
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) orange juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) plain Greek yogurt
  • 6 - 8 medium carrots, peeled and cut into ribbons or julienned
  • 5 oz (150 g) Canadian Havarti, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh chives, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
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Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Spread out walnuts on a baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.

In a large bowl, mix oil, honey, orange juice and Greek yogurt.

Add walnuts and remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper, and serve.


Did you know?

Dried cranberries can be kept for up to 12 months in the pantry or freezer.


Cooking tip

Carrot salad can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. Add the walnuts just before serving so they retain their crunchiness.

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Cheddar, Gouda.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 297 Calories
Protein: 25 g
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fat: 20 g
Fibre: 4.7 g
Sodium: 316 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 21 % / 227 mg
Folate: 18 %
Phosphorus: 19 %
Vitamin A: 106 %
Vitamin B12: 19 %