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Spring Greens with Salmon and Apricot Ginger Vinaigrette
Wed, April 1, 2015
Spring Greens with Salmon and Apricot-Ginger Vinaigrette
Serves 4; 2 cups salad and 2 tablespoons dressing per serving
 
This crunchy combination of spring greens, baby spinach, red cabbage, and snow peas is powered up with salmon and topped with a sweet apricot-ginger vinaigrette.
 
Apricot-Ginger Vinaigrette
1/4 cup all-fruit apricot spread
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger root
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/8 teaspoon salt

Salad
4 cups mixed salad greens (spring mix preferred), torn into bite-size pieces
2 cups baby spinach leaves
1 cup shredded red cabbage
1 cup fresh or frozen snow peas, thawed if frozen, trimmed, and halved diagonally
1 7.1-ounce vacuum-sealed pouch pink salmon
 
In a food processor or blender, process the vinaigrette ingredients until smooth.
 
Put the salad ingredients except the salmon on a serving platter. Pour the dressing over the salad. Toss gently. Crumble the salmon on top. Serve immediately for peak flavors and texture.
 
NUTRITION ANALYSIS (per serving)
Calories                                  128
Total Fat                                  2.0 g
      Saturated Fat                    1.0 g
      Trans Fat                           0.0 g
      Polyunsaturated Fat          0.5 g
      Monounsaturated Fat        0.5 g
Cholesterol                            18 mg
Sodium                                366 mg
Carbohydrates                         17 g
      Fiber                                    3 g
      Sugars                               12 g
Protein                                     11 g
 
Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 very lean meat
 
 
This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Face the Fats campaign. Recipe copyright © 2009 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere, and at deliciousdecisions.org.

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