Courtesy of Noah's Natural Foods
http://www.noahsnaturalfoods.ca

Mediterranean Vegetable & Walnut Salad

Diet Type: Dairy Free

Cooking Time: Under 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  1/2 cup prepared, reduced-fat balsamic Vinaigrette dressing
  1 tablespoon minced, pitted ripe olives
  1 can no-salt-added chickpeas
  1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  1 large carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  4 cups spinach
  4 cups arugula leaves
 
Directions:

Heat walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes until walnuts are slightly toasted. Set aside and reserve. In a small bowl whisk together Vinaigrette and olives. Set aside and reserve. In a medium bowl combine chickpeas, bell pepper, carrot and onion; toss with 3 tablesoons Vinaigrette. Set aside and reserve. In a large bowl toss spinach and arugula with remaining Vinaigrette; divide equally among 6 salad plates. Top with vegetable mixture and sprinkle with walnuts.

Servings: 6

Author: Walnut Marketing board

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 244
Calories from Fat 99
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g17%
  Saturated Fat 1g6%
  Mono Fat 1g 
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 488mg20%
Total Carbs 30g10%
  Dietary Fiber 7g28%
  Sugars 1g 
Protein 8g 
Iron18%
Calcium10%
Vitamin B-635%
Vitamin C57%
Vitamin E5%
Vitamin A62%
Selenium7%
Manganese60%
Copper20%
Zinc11%
Potassium14%
Phosphorus16%
Magnesium18%
Pantothenic acid5%
Niacin4%
Riboflavin6%
Thiamin7%
Folate34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.