Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts
Ingredients
1/2
cup walnut pieces
3
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1
tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves (or 1/4 tsp. dried)
1/2
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1
medium clove garlic, finely minced
1/4
teaspoon salt
 
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1
14 ounce can low-sodium white beans, such as cannellini, drained and rinsed
1
bunch chicory (about 1/2 lb.) or other hearty lettuce, thinly sliced
1/2
medium Granny Smith apple, diced
Directions
  1. In a dry skillet over medium-high heat toast the walnuts for 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until fragrant. Set aside to cool.
  2. For the dressing, in a bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, thyme, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. In a bowl toss beans with 1 tsp. of the dressing. In a large bowl toss the chicory with remaining dressing. Divide chicory among salad plates. Top with toasted walnuts, beans, and diced apple.
  4. For hearty appetites
  5. Serve with Garlic Breadsticks.
Nutrition Facts (Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts )
    Per serving:
  • 293 kcal cal.,
  • 21 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 8 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 9 g monounsatured fat),
  • 215 mg sodium,
  • 22 g carb.,
  • 8 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 8 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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