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Mixed Greens with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Mixed Greens with Cranberry Vinaigrette
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 12
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It takes just 20 minutes to make a tart vinaigrette that's then tossed with dressed-up spring greens.
Updated Feb 18, 2010

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

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Watercress has small, crisp, dark green leaves and a peppery flavor. It is sold in small bunches in the produce section of the supermarket.
  • tip 2
    Use any type of mixed greens for this salad; try baby greens, spring mix or Italian mix.

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
9g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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