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Recipe: Apple salad with figs and almonds

Serves 6

Dietitian Tip

Figs are a sweet fruit with soft flesh and tiny edible seeds. They are a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. You can eat figs raw, with or without their peel, or use them in baked goods.

Ingredients

  • 2 large red apples, cored and diced
  • 6 dried figs, chopped
  • 2 ribs of celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup fat-free lemon yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated

Directions

In a small bowl, combine apples, figs and celery. Add yogurt and mix thoroughly. Top with almonds and grated carrots. Serve.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving SizeAbout 3/4 cup
Calories89
Carbohydrate18 g
Cholesteroltrace
Fiber3 g
Protein2 g
Sodium38 mg
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Saturated Fattrace
Total Fat1 g

Last updated: May 1st, 2013

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