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Artichoke Arugula Salad Recipe

Artichoke Arugula Salad Recipe

Fresh and packed with artichokes, dried cranberries and flavor, this salad is sure to be a favorite. —Barbara Begley, Fairfield, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh arugula or baby spinach
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat raspberry vinaigrette
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Or, spread in a dry nonstick skillet and heat over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 158 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.