Recipe by USA WEEKEND columnist Jean Carper
"This super nutritious salad features leafy greens, cruciferous vegetables, fresh berries, unsalted nuts, and a zesty dressing."
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romaine lettuce, in bite-size pieces
spinach, in bite-size pieces
red onion, sliced
red cabbage, shredded
chickpeas (garbanzos), drained and rinsed
orange, peeled (sliced or in chunks)
dry-roasted unsalted peanuts
crumbled blue cheese
rice or white vinegar
garlic cloves, crushed
reduced-sodium soy sauce
grated fresh ginger
This salad tastes good but I ended up leaving many of the ingredients out or lessening portions because of the calorie count per serving.
Oh My!! Terrific. A meal salad for sure.
If you don't like cumin, this dressing is not for you. Although not all my company enjoyed it, I loved the dressing. My salad consisted of out-of-the-bag spring greens (mesclun) and baby spinach onto which I tossed a couple of handfuls of blueberries, red and green grapes and mandarin oranges. The salad was surprisingly delicious. If I had added chickpeas and a piece of bread, I would have considered the salad a complete meal. To save calories and fat just omit the cheese and peanuts.
This salad has beautiful colors. I love that it's healthy. I didn't have cabbage or cauliflower, so I left it out, but it was still delicious. I would have loved the crunch from the cabbage though. I might use sliced almonds instead of peanuts next time, as I think it would compliment the salad even better. Make the dressing ahead of time, so the flavors have a chance to blend and don't forget the cumin! It adds wonderful flavor the dressing.
The cumin just doesn't belong. I'll keep looking for a citrus-ginger dressing.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Jean's Super Salad with Ginger-Citrus Dressing
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 438
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