Romaine Salad With Cashews

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This simple salad is packed with heart-healthy ingredients such as olive oil, nuts, and beans.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

*Pecans may be substituted for cashews.

Note:

Sherri Weidemann, Fallston, Maryland,

August 2005
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