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Romaine Salad With Cashews

Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
This simple salad is packed with heart-healthy ingredients such as olive oil, nuts, and beans.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews, chopped*
  • 1/3 cup rinsed and drained chickpeas

Nutrition Information

  • calories 176
  • caloriesfromfat 72 %
  • fat 14.6 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 6.8 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 3.6 g
  • carbohydrate 9.1 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 162 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients and, if desired, cardamom in a large bowl until blended. Add lettuce and remaining ingredients, tossing gently to coat. Serve immediately.

  2. *Pecans may be substituted for cashews.