Berry, Mango and Avocado Salad


Salad Greens

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries, divided
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
  • 1 small clove garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 ripe mango, diced (see Tip)
  • 1 small ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup toasted chopped hazelnuts, or sliced almonds

Preparation

  1. Puree 1/2 cup raspberries, oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender until combined.
  2. Combine greens, mango, avocado and onion in a large bowl. Pour the dressing on top and gently toss to coat. Divide the salad among 5 salad plates. Top each with the remaining raspberries and sprinkle with nuts, if using.

Nutrition

Per serving: 229 calories; 16 g fat ( 2 g sat , 12 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 21 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 8 g fiber; 82 mg sodium; 613 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (70% daily value), Vitamin A (60% dv), Folate (36% dv), Potassium (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 2 vegetable, 3 fat

** I had to give up running and basically all forms of exercises for a while. I am just going to focus on eating right while I figure out what is the source of all the pain I have been experiencing.**

I found this recipe on http://www.eatingwell.com  and I will continue to find great recipes that are both yummy and healthy.

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