Sunflower Tossed Salad Recipe

Sunflower Tossed Salad Recipe
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Sunflower Tossed Salad Recipe

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While the chicken is cooking, you can get the salad ready," suggests Lynn. Mixed greens, sliced cucumber and crunchy sunflower kernels make Sunflower Tossed Salad a certain success. "Since we have salad with most meals, I make the nicely tart dressing regularly," she relates.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels
  • TART VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic or cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or additional cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Directions

In a salad bowl, combine the greens, cucumber and sunflower kernels. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinaigrette ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sunflower Tossed Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p15

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 218 calories, 21g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels
  • TART VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic or cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or additional cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  1. In a salad bowl, combine the greens, cucumber and sunflower kernels. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinaigrette ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sunflower Tossed Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p15

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