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Green Salad with Spiced Walnuts

All You JANUARY 2011

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time:2 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.75


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 308mg

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