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Feb 12th

Accent salads with flavor and nutrition

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Could you and your family use a salad makeover? Sometimes that's what it takes to keep everyone interested in eating a variety of good-for-you salads each week. How do you elevate a healthy salad from simple to sensational? First things first. A tempting salad starts with the freshest, tastiest and most flavorful ingredients you can find. Then, it's the small but important touches that change everything...

Chopped Salad

Prep time: 15 minutes
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups chopped radicchio
  • 4 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 2 cups diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped chives
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup Almond Accents Oven Roasted No Salt Toasted Sliced Almonds
In large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Add radicchio, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, chives and cheese. Toss gently until evenly coated with dressing. Divide salad among 4 plates. Sprinkle with Almond Accents.

Serves 4

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 252 calories; 4 g fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 239 mg sodium; 13 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 5 g protein

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