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Mediterranean Salad with Forever Citrus Dressing

mediterranean-salad-with-forever-citrus-dressingDeveloped by Rita Calvert of the Annapolis School of Cooking, Annapolis, Maryland

Ingredients:

Mediterranean Salad:

  • 1/2 cup Greek olives, pitted
  • 1 cup roasted red bell peppers, drained and sliced
  • 1 cup chick peas, drained
  • 1 cup hothouse cucumber, sliced
  • 1 6 oz. can albacore tuna (in oil), lightly drained
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. oregano leaf
  • 2 cups Broccosprouts®
  • 1 1/2 cups watercress, washed, toughest stems removed (but not all of the stems)

Forever Citrus Dressing:

  • 1 Tbsp. each: grapefruit, lemon and lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. prepared whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Mix ingredients and refrigerate.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the BroccoSprouts® and watercress. Toss to mix.
  3. Line salad plates with the BroccoSprouts® and watercress. Mound the tuna salad on top of the greens.
  4. Serve with Forever Citrus Dressing and keep chilled.

Servings: 4

Nutritional information per serving

Mediterranean Salad: Calories 314.6, Fat 7.1g, Cholesterol 7.3mg, Carbohydrates 35.8g, Fiber 11.0g, Protein 23.5g, Sodium 393.1mg.

Forever Citus Dressing: Calories 84.7, Fat 9.0g, Cholesterol 0.5mg, Carbohydrates 3.7g, Protein 2.0g, Sodium 116.3mg.

Nutritional data in these recipes is approximate. It is provided by manufactures or through analysis with industry software that uses USDA data. Persons on special diets requiring more specific nutrient data should consult a physician or registered dietitian.

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