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    Spring Salad With a Really Cool Dressing!

    Spring Salad With a Really Cool Dressing!. Photo by Rita~

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    Rita~'s Note:

    I came up with this simple spring salad when my garden gave me a bunch of arugula coming up from last years seeds. Then at Trader Joe's was French green beans right from France. And fresh strawberries................. I added spring scallions and my fabulous dill mustard dressing made with my Flavored Sugar or Splenda giving this dressing a what is that flavor? But go ahead and use you favorite sugars........ This is so healthy and yummy you may feel guilty eating this.

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    • 1 bunch baby greens, washed and drained (or 6 cups romaine lettuce, washed, drained and rough chopped)
    • 1 bunch arugula, washed and spun dry
    • 1/4 lb French haricots vert, frozen french green beans, blanched and cold plunged
    • 3 scallions, sliced thin
    • 1 cup fresh strawberries, quartered



    1. 1
      Layer salad in a beautiful spring bowl as listed.
    2. 2
      Blend salad dressing ingredient's in a blender.
    3. 3
      Pour over salad.
    4. 4

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2008


      With one quick substitution, I changed this from a spring salad to a fall/winter salad by replacing the strawberries with an heirloom Christmas apple (pomme d'api). The apple certainly wasn't as colorful as a strawberry but it tasted good nevertheless. As for the dressing one warning: very tangy and very sweet. I loved the combination of tangy/sweet with the bite of peppery arugula. Delicious salad I plan to make again and again. I realized quite later on that I forgot to add the basil but I have no doubt it adds dimension to this salad. Thanks, ~Rita~!

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    • on April 18, 2008


      The dressing with this IS really cool! Very well balanced flavors with the strawberries and other ingredients. I live far away from a place where I can get white balsamic and I didn't have any so I used 1 TBSP dark balsamic and 2 TBSP white wine vinegar to try to similate the flavor of the milder white balsamic. Will definitely make again with the white balsamic! Very delicious!

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    Nutritional Facts for Spring Salad With a Really Cool Dressing!

    Serving Size: 1 (51 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 16.2
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 99.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 0.6 g

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    Grey Poupon

    white balsamic vinegar

    vanilla sugar

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