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Sharp and Sweet Green Salad

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish 20 mins
Sharp and Sweet Green Salad
Ingredients
  • 1  recipe  Lime-Pepper Dressing, below
  • 4  cups  torn butterhead (Boston or Bibb) lettuce
  • 1  cup  fresh watercress sprigs
  • 3/4  cup  fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 1  small, or 1/2 large  cucumber, cut into bite-size sticks
  • 1 - 2  baby bok choy, separated into leaves or 2 stalks bok choy, cut into bite-size sticks
  • 2  kiwi fruit, peeled, halved, and sliced or 1 cup sliced strawberries (optional)
Directions

1. Prepare Lime-Pepper Dressing; set aside. Rinse lettuce, watercress, and cilantro in cold water; pat dry with paper towels. In a large bowl combine rinsed greens, cucumber, bok choy, and fruit. Drizzle with Lime-Pepper Dressing; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

From the Test Kitchen*
  • Because chile peppers, such as jalapenos, contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them. If bare hands touch the chile peppers, immediately wash them well with soap and water.
Lime-pepper Dressing
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  rice vinegar
  • 1/2  Anaheim pepper (1/4 cup), or 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 1  teaspoon  lime peel, finely shredded
  • 1/2  teaspoon  sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  tablespoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 - 2  tablespoons  chopped fresh herb (cilantro, basil, mint, or parsley)
Directions

1. In screw-top jar combine vinegar ; Anaheim or 1 jalapeno; olive oil; and 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel. Add sugar, salt, and black pepper. Cover; shake well. Refrigerate until ready to use. Stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herb (cilantro, basil, mint, or parsley) before serving.

Nutrition Facts (Sharp and Sweet Green Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 104,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 8,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 5,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 8260,
  • vit. C (mg) 86,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 133,
  • sodium (mg) 200,
  • Potassium (mg) 610,
  • calcium (mg) 182,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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