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Fennel Green Salad Recipe

Fennel Green Salad Recipe

Herb grower Mary Sisson Eibs of Tucson, Arizona says, "Fennel is a hardy plant with many uses. One favorite is this crisp salad. The subtle fennel dressing has a wonderful homemade flavor."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups torn salad greens
  • 1/4 cup sliced fennel bulb
  • 3 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 3 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fennel fronds
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a salad bowl, combine greens, fennel bulb, onion, mushrooms and red pepper. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, fennel fronds, honey and salt; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 182 calories, 18 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.