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Colorful Tossed Salad Recipe

In Kansas City, Missouri, Lee Bremson gives fun crunch to a combination of fruit and mixed greens by sprinkling it with macadamia nuts. "The vinaigrette enhances the taste of the salad without adding lots of extra calories," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup thawed white grape juice concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 10 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 8 large fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 1 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped macadamia nuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first five ingredients; shake well. Refrigerate until serving. Set aside 2 tablespoons of dressing.
  • 2. Place the greens in a salad bowl and drizzle with remaining dressing. Top with strawberries, kiwi and onion; drizzle with reserved dressing. Sprinkle with nuts. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 67 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.