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Fruit and Vegetable Salad Supreme

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.

Health MAY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 2 3/4 cups)
  • Cook time:3 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 227
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 478mg
  • Calcium: 132mg
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