Mixed Green Salad with Walnuts

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 0 min 4
Mixed Green Salad with Walnuts
Health Highlights
Perfect for a simple and nutritious side.

Ingredients


1/4 small Red onion (sliced)
3 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
1 tbsp Apple cider
1/2 tsp Salt and pepper
4 cup Arugula
4 cup Baby spinach
1/2 head Radicchio
1 head Lettuce, romaine
2 cup Cherry Tomatoes
1/2 cucumber(s) Cucumber
1/4 cup Walnuts

Instructions


1. Optional: Macerate the sliced onions before hand by placing them in a bowl and a bit of apple cider vinegar and allowing them to sit for 30-45 minutes. Alternatively, proceed with the rest of the steps.

 

2. Blend olive oil, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper in a blender, or whisk by hand.

 

3. Arrange arugula, baby spinach, radicchio, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber and onions in a bowl and toss to combine with dressing.

 

4. Sprinkle walnuts on at the end. 

Notes:

Quick Tips:

Add your protein of choice such as cooked salmon or chicken, beans, chickpeas, tempeh or tofu to make this salad a meal.

Buy pre-washed mixed greens to save it.


Nutritional Highlights:

Dark leafy greens

Greens are extremely nutrient dense and provide us with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants including folate, iron, magnesium, vitamins A & K and much more! Leafy greens maintain youthful and glowing, support gut health, are anti-inflammatory and support our immune system.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 286
Calories from fat 196
Calories from saturated fat 27.2
Total Fat 21.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 573 mg
Potassium 903 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19.9 g
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
Sugars 11.3 g
Protein 7.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 8.5

Energy sources


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