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BEET AND ORANGE SALAD WITH WALNUTS AND FETA CHEESE

Ingredients

Salad
  • 4 cups mixed baby lettuce
  • 1 - 15 ounce can sliced beets
  • 1 small fresh orange, peeled, divided into segments and cut in half
  • 2 ounces low fat feta cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup walnuts, roasted and chopped
Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry blush vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Splenda
  • 1 tablespoon non-fat Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ° Fahrenheit. Place walnuts in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Bake about 8 minutes.
  2. Arrange lettuce onto 4 serving plates.
  3. Next layer beets, orange segments and feta and walnuts
  4. Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake or whisk together until ingredients are well mixed.
  5. Drizzle dressing evenly over salad.
Total time: 15 minutes
Preparation time:
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: Serves 4; 1 ½ cup per serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 122
Total Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 323 mg
Carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 6 g
Exchange 1 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 2 fat
Carbohydrate Units 1

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