Green Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Green salad that is especially pretty to serve during the Christmas holidays.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced almonds

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup fresh cranberries

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced

  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese

  • 1 pound mixed salad greens

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Arrange almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in oven for 5 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown.

  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the vinegar, oil, cranberries, mustard, garlic, salt, pepper, and water. Process until smooth.

  3. In a large bowl, toss the almonds, onion, blue cheese, and greens with the vinegar mixture until evenly coated.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
19g Fat
6g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 405mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 10mg 51%
Calcium 141mg 11%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 310mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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