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Jalapeno chile pepper and watercress add a peppery bite to this easy salad. A touch of sweetness provided by kiwifruit and cucumber counteracts the zing.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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20 mins
Servings:
6
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Sharp and Sweet Green Salad

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  • 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.

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Because chile peppers, such as jalapeños, 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.

Nutrition Facts (Sharp and Sweet Green Salad)

104 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterolmg; sodium 200mg; potassium 610mg; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 3g; sugar 4g; protein 3g; vitamin a 8260IU; vitamin c 86mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 133mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 182mg; iron 2mg.

Lime-pepper Dressing

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  • In screw-top jar combine vinegar ; Anaheim or 1 jalapeño; 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.

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