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Beet and Fresh Herb Vegetable Salad w/ Fruit and Nuts


Beet and Fresh Herb Vegetable Salad w/ Fruit and Nuts

Serves: 4

Category: Salads, Dressings, Dips and Sauces
Author: Marian Fanok
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Ingredients:

4 cups romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
4 cups mixed greens
4 cups organic spinach
1 cup endive, chopped
1 small beet, peeled and grated
1/2 medium cucumber, peeled if not organic and sliced
1 apple, chopped
1/2 tomato, chopped
1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas, thawed
1/2 small sweet onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup fresh oregano, chopped
1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/4 cup sunflower seed nuts
1/4 cup sliced almonds
edible flower petals, such as marigolds (optional)
1/2 avocado, sliced
Dr. Fuhrman’s Spicy Pecan Vinegar or rice vinegar, to taste

Instructions:

Pile romaine lettuce, mixed greens, spinach and endive in a bowl, then add rest of ingredients except the nuts, avocado, flower petals and vinegar . Toss to mix, then sprinkle with the nuts and flower petals and place the avocado slices on top. Sprinkle the vinegar over all or over individual portions.

Notes: The flower petals add a beautiful color to this delicious salad.
This recipe makes 4 large salads and could be used as a main dish.

Calories 208; Protein 8 g; Carbohydrates 25 g; Total Fat 10.8 g; Saturated Fat 1.1 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 90 mg; Fiber 9.6 g; Beta-Carotene 6068 ug; Vitamin C 33 mg; Calcium 172 mg; Iron 4.1 mg; Folate 274 ug; Magnesium 121 mg; Zinc 1.8 mg; Selenium 6.4 ug

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Argent

04/05/2008 02:23 PM

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Delicious! Very fresh tasting. A perfect salad for spring. I used mache instead of mixed greens, Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar, a kirby cucumber instead of half of a medium cucumber, and fresh raw peas.

survivor1

08/29/2010 08:15 PM

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I love this salad! I was afraid it wasn't sweet enough, but I just love the combination!

Cheri117

05/29/2013 06:11 PM

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are the beets raw or cooked?