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  • Thanksgiving Green Salad

    Thanksgiving Salad

    Courtesy of Whole Foods

    This salad feels light but is surprisingly filling, with lots of leafy greens, dried and fresh fruit, and nuts.

    1 cup raspberries
    1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
    2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
    10 cups mesclun greens
    2 medium fennel bulbs, thinly sliced
    2 cups dried cranberries
    8 clementines or 4 to 5 oranges, peeled and separated into segments
    1 cup spiced pecans or caramelized walnuts

    To make vinaigrette, combine raspberries, balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a blender. Mix until smooth.

    Using a very large salad bowl, gently toss the mesclun greens, fennel and cranberries. Add the clementines or oranges. Just before serving, add the spiced pecans and toss with just enough raspberry vinaigrette to lightly coat the greens. Serve immediately.

    Nutritional Info:
    Per Serving: 300 calories (180 from fat), 20g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 21g sugar), 3g protein

    xx, The FabFitFun Team

    Posted on November 20, 2012 in Recipes


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