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Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 1/2cups
Start to Finish 30 mins
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.

For hearty appetites:

4. Serve with Garlic Breadsticks.

Nutrition Facts (Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts )
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 293,
  • Fat, total (g) 21,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 22,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 9,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 8,
  • fiber (g) 8,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 2624,
  • vit. C (mg) 13,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 69,
  • sodium (mg) 215,
  • Potassium (mg) 497,
  • calcium (mg) 101,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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