Avocado and Cranberry Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

Salads

Avocado and Cranberry Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 12g  
  Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Protein 3g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 63mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 440mg 23%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This poppy seed vinaigrette is made with dry mustard, shallots, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Tossed with Bibb lettuce, arugula, cilantro, dried cranberries and almonds, this salad is a treat to enjoy alongside any meal. Serve with grilled seafood, chicken or a heart beef dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 c. golden balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 2 T. lemon juice
  • 1 T. shallot, minced
  • 2 T. poppy seeds
  • 1 T. sesame seeds
  • 2 t. ground mustard
  • 1 t. paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 10 c. bibb lettuce
  • 2 T. cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 ea. medium Avocados From Mexico, sliced
  • 1/2 c. candied almonds or pecans
  • 1/4 c. dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, shallot, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, ground mustard, paprika, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, cilantro, and avocado; gently toss with dressing. Top with candied almonds and dried cranberries.

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Nutrition Facts
Avocado and Cranberry Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 12g  
  Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Protein 3g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 63mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 440mg 23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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