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Pineapple Carrot Salad

I learned my love of food, all of my cooking skills, and a ton of recipes from my awesome momma (seriously she can cook anything). This Pineapple Carrot Salad is something she’s been making for years…It’s a perfect summertime salad, one of the easiest recipes to make, and tasty too!

*This recipe first appeared on my other blog, The Traveler’s Nest!*

Pineapple Carrot Salad

Pineapple Carrot Salad

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish, Soups & Salads


  • 1 can crushed pineapple (packed in juice)
  • 3 cups carrots (peeled and grated (about 5-6 medium sized carrots))
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins or Craisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • sprinkle of salt


  • Drain crushed pineapple, saving the juice in a cup.
  • Put the pineapple in a medium sized bowl with the grated carrots.
  • Add raisins.
  • Stir in mayonnaise, starting with 1/4 cup and adding more to achieve your preferred amount of dressing (I usually only use the 1/4 cup). If you want less mayo, but a more moist salad, add some of the pineapple juice while stirring.
  • Sprinkle the salt and celery seeds, stirring once more.


It can be eaten right away, but if you want the raisins to plump, cover and chill for a while before serving.
Variation: Try adding chopped apple to the mix!
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