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This composed salad is a delicious mix of earthy, fruity, and tangy flavors. We love the trick of using apricot preserves to add sweetness and body to the dressing; you can also use orange marmalade for a bitter note.

Katherine Cobbs
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2014


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary test

10 mins
16 mins
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Let stand 10 minutes. Set aside half of shallot mixture. Add chard to bowl; toss to coat. Place chard mixture on a serving platter. Return reserved half of shallot mixture to bowl. Add chickpeas; toss to coat. Top chard mixture with chickpea mixture. Sprinkle evenly with walnuts and remaining ingredients.


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Nutrition Facts

147 calories; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 3.7g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 1mg; sodium 261mg; calcium 51mg.