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Good Enough for Guests Green Salad

6 servings

Source: Recipe by Caroline Trapp, N.P., C.D.E., with special thanks to Chef Matt Prentice

You can still enjoy a delicious salad, even without an oil-based dressing!

About the Recipe

70 Calories · 1.7g Protein · 2.3g Fiber

Variations:

  • If desired, toast walnuts by placing in an ovenproof dish and baking at 350 F for 5-10 minutes, until lightly browned and fragrant. Cool before chopping.
  • Shredded carrots, celery, and/or thinly sliced red cabbage are delicious additions.
  • Arugula may be used in place of some or all of the mixed salad greens.
  • For an even simpler dressing, just use seasoned rice vinegar.
  • Freshly ground black pepper may also be added. 


Ingredients

Makes 6 Servings

  • mixed salad greens, torn into bite-size pieces (or a bag of salad greens) (6 cups)
  • raw walnuts, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • small red onion, finely chopped (1/2)
  • tart green apple, chopped, or 1/4 cup dried cherries (1 large)
  • seasoned rice vinegar (3 tbsp.)
  • orange juice (2 tbsp.)

Directions

  1. Combine salad greens, walnuts, onion, and apple or cherries in a large bowl.



  2. In a small bowl or cup, mix vinegar and juice. Dress the salad just before serving.



Nutrition Facts

Per serving

Calories: 70

Protein: 1.7 g

Carbohydrate: 10.8 g

Sugar: 7.5 g

Total Fat: 2.9 g

     Calories from Fat: 37.4%

Fiber: 2.3 g

Sodium: 135 mg

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