Edamame Nut Salad

Portions: 2

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing (recipe follows)
  • 2 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sliced almonds
  • 2 ounces diced Granny Smith apples
  • 1 ounce shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons dried sweetened cranberries or craisins
  • 1 ounce thawed edamame soybeans
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sunflower seeds
Instructions
1
Combine 1 ounce of spinach and 2 ounces of romaine lettuce.
2
Place diced apples in lemon water to prevent browning. Drain well before use. (1 tablespoon lemon juice per 1 cup of water.)
3
In a mixing bowl, toss mixed greens, 1 tablespoon almonds, 1 ounce Granny Smith apples, ½ ounce carrots and 2 tablespoons dressing.
4
Place on a plate.
5
Garnish with 1 tablespoon cranberries or craisins, ½ ounce edamame beans and 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds. Serve immediately.

Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing: Combine 2 teaspoons fresh orange juice, 2 teaspoons low-calorie, no-cholesterol mayonnaise, 2 teaspoons light sour cream, ½ teaspoon honey, 1/8 teaspoon poppy seed and ¼ teaspoon grated orange rind. Mix until well-combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts:
Calories
200
Carbs
23g
protein
6g
fat
11g
sat. fat
1.5g
sodium
90mg
fiber
6g
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