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Spring Power Salad

Photo: Travis Rathbone
Yield Makes 4 servings
Build a better salad by tossing together the nutrition superstars featured in Spring Power Salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 navel orange, peeled and sliced crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 cup cucumber, sliced into ribbons
  • 2 cups baby romaine leaves
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 4 (4-ounce) cooked salmon fillets

Nutrition Information

  • calories 275
  • fat 13.5 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • monofat 4.7 g
  • polyfat 5.3 g
  • protein 31 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together buttermilk, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Toss salad ingredients in a large bowl. Divide among 4 plates. Top each with a salmon fillet. Drizzle with dressing.