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Mesclun Salad with Broccoli and Red Apple

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

To save time the day of your dinner, prepare the dressing and steam the broccoli ahead, and refrigerate until you’re ready to toss the salad.

Ingredients

1/4cup vegetable oil
1/4cup orange juice
1tablespoon lemon juice
1teaspoon honey
1/2teaspoon Djjon mustard
1/4teaspoon coarse salt
1/8teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3cups small broccoli florets
12cups mesclun or spring mix
1medium red apple, cut into bite-size cubes

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk oil, orange juice, lemon juice, honey, mustard, salt and pepper until blended.
  2. Steam broccoli 3 minutes or until just tender; cool under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. In a large bowl, combine mesclun, broccoli and apple. Add dressing and toss gently.

Recipe by Jean Kressy.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 2.37
  • Calories 130
  • Fat 10g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 110mg
  • Potassium 320mg
  • Carbohydrate 10g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 40%
  • Vitamin C 80%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 6%
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