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Recipe: Apple lettuce salad

Serves 4

Dietitian Tip

To boost flavor and nutritional value, use a mixture of greens for this salad, such as endive, radicchio, arugula and even kale.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 medium red apple, chopped
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

Directions

Mix the apple juice, lemon juice, oil, brown sugar, mustard and apple pie spice in a large salad bowl. Add the apple and toss to coat. Add the salad greens and toss to mix just before serving.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size2 cups lettuce and 1/4 cup apple
Calories115
Carbohydrate19 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Fiber3 g
Protein1 g
Sodium44 mg
Monounsaturated Fat2 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Fat4 g

Last updated: April 18th, 2014

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