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Garden Bounty Fontina Salad

Out of ideas for using all that summer produce? This is the ticket to turning zucchini, tomatoes and sweet corn into something special.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Salad

4
cups torn arugula
1 1/2
cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
6
oz fontina cheese, cubed
2
small zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced
2
ears fresh sweet corn, cooked, corn cut off, ears discarded
1
small cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced
1/2
cup walnut halves, toasted*

Dressing

1/4
cup olive oil
2
tablespoons sherry vinegar
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart bowl, layer salad ingredients in order listed.
  • 2 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, shake dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately. Or, cover and refrigerate salad and dressing separately up to 4 hours; toss salad with dressing just before serving.
  • 1 In 3-quart bowl, layer salad ingredients in order listed.
  • 2 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, shake dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately. Or, cover and refrigerate salad and dressing separately up to 4 hours; toss salad with dressing just before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

One and one-half cups Green Giant® Niblets® frozen whole kernel corn, cooked, cooled, can be substituted for the fresh corn.

For a different look, mix the salad ingredients instead of layering them.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.