Mixed Greens Salad with Warm Walnut Dressing

A stunning salad starts with mixed field greens and four other on-hand ingredients. Have it ready in 15 minutes!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

6
cups mixed field greens (about 5 oz)
6
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup walnut halves
3
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4
teaspoon salt

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Steps

  • 1 Divide field greens among 4 salad bowls.
  • 2 Place 1 tablespoon of the oil in medium microwavable bowl. Add walnut halves; stir to coat. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes 30 seconds to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until walnuts are fragrant.
  • 3 Stir in remaining 5 tablespoons oil and the vinegar. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until dressing is warm but not boiling. Add salt; stir until dressing is well mixed. Pour over salads. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Divide field greens among 4 salad bowls.
  • 2 Place 1 tablespoon of the oil in medium microwavable bowl. Add walnut halves; stir to coat. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes 30 seconds to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until walnuts are fragrant.
  • 3 Stir in remaining 5 tablespoons oil and the vinegar. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until dressing is warm but not boiling. Add salt; stir until dressing is well mixed. Pour over salads. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a gourmet flair, try using balsamic or raspberry-flavored vinegar

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.