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Mixed Greens with Cranberry Vinaigrette

It takes just 20 minutes to make a tart vinaigrette that's then tossed with dressed-up spring greens.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) cranberry juice concentrate
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries

Salad

2
bags (5 oz each) mixed spring greens
1
small bunch watercress, torn into pieces
2
tart red apples, thinly sliced, slices cut in half
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, beat all vinaigrette ingredients except cranberries with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in cranberries.
  • 2 In serving bowl, toss all salad ingredients with vinaigrette just before serving.
  • 1 In small bowl, beat all vinaigrette ingredients except cranberries with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in cranberries.
  • 2 In serving bowl, toss all salad ingredients with vinaigrette just before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Watercress has small, crisp, dark green leaves and a peppery flavor. It is sold in small bunches in the produce section of the supermarket.

Use any type of mixed greens for this salad; try baby greens, spring mix or Italian mix.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.