Green Salad with Spiced Walnuts

Green Salad with Spiced Walnuts Recipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Yield:

Serves 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Fat 14 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 308 mg

Ingredients

Walnuts:
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 cup shelled walnut halves, toasted
Salad:
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons grated orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice
Salt and pepper
1 large head or 2 small heads red-leaf lettuce
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
1 Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
Salt and pepper

Preparation

1. Make walnuts: Whisk sugar, olive oil, 2 Tbsp. water, salt, cinnamon and cumin in a large skillet. Add walnuts and toss to coat. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until nuts are crisp and slightly glazed, about 2 minutes.

2. Make salad: Whisk olive oil, vinegar, orange zest and juice in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Tear lettuce into large pieces and pile on top. Add celery and apple; toss. Top with walnuts and serve.

Note:

January 2011
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