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Fruit and Vegetable Salad Supreme

Leigh Beisch
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 3 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 2 3/4 cups)
Start your shower or dinner party with a crisp, fragrant green salad. The rich ingredients in this must-have salad recipe make it a go-to for any gathering on your calendar.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound asparagus spears, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups thinly sliced carrot
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup light balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled goat or feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 227
  • fat 15 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 19 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 478 mg
  • calcium 132 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large saucepan filled with water to a boil. Prepare a bowl of ice water. Add asparagus and carrot to boiling water. Remove after 2 minutes, or when color has brightened; drain and plunge into ice water. Drain, and pat dry.

  2. Combine salad greens, strawberries, and vegetables. Add dressing; toss well before serving. Top with cheese and pecans.