Recipe Detail

Fresh Spring Greens and Fruit Salad

By Lynn Grieger, RD, CDE, CPT for Summit Medical Group

Reviewed by Susan Canonico, RD

Enjoy this healthy, low-calorie, light, and tasty salad as a main dish for lunch or as a side dish at dinner.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups of mixed salad greens, including romaine, spinach, and arugula
  • 1 peeled and sectioned navel orange cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup of red or green seedless grapes cut in half
  • 1/4 cup of chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
  • For dressing, combine 1/3 cup of orange juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Mix all salad ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients together and drizzle the mixture over the salad.
Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 105g 4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Notes

For a terrific, high-protein main dish, you can add sliced chicken to the salad. Be sure to calculate additional calories for the amount of chicken you include.

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