black currants used in this recipe are smaller than raisins and
are the berrylike fruit of a prickly shrub. There is also a
variety made from Zante grapes in Greece. They grow around
Corinth and the islands of Zante and Cephalonia. This unique
variety produces grapes that are not much larger than peas with
a sweet, richly flavored flesh that is free of seeds. The
naturally delicious dried grapes are called Zante Currants.
2 cups shredded purple or orange carrots
Delicious apples, peeled and diced
black or Zante currants
teaspoon fresh lemon juice
In a large bowl, toss the carrots, apples and currants.
2. In a small bowl,
whisk the milk, lemon juice and mayonnaise.
with carrots; refrigerate until served.
This salad adds color and texture to many meals and
cooling properties when served with spicy foods.
They were originally white with a small amount of
created by a substance called anthocyanin. You can
your own purple carrots by calling 1-406-961-4837 for
The BetaSweet carrot has more beta-carotene than the
orange carrots we are used to.
Makes 6 side-dish servings