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Medjool Date and Bibb Lettuce Salad

Back to Recipes Total Time: 20 minutes Serves 4

Ingredients:

DRESSING:

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • Pinch salt

SALAD:

  • 2 cups Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 head bibb or Boston lettuce, cleaned and leaves separated
  • 1/2 lb. green beans, boiled until tender and chilled
  • 3/4 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
  • Salt to taste
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Preparation:

  1. Puree all dressing ingredients in a small blender or food processor until dates are finely chopped.
  2. Place lettuce leaves around the bottom of 4 salad bowls. Stir together remaining salad ingredients and 1/2 cup dressing in a large bowl and season with salt. Place equal amounts into each lettuce-lined bowl.
Nutritional analysis per serving - Calories: 720, Fat: 29g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA: 20.02, PUFA: 4.12, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 470mg, Potassium: 1256mg, Carbohydrates: 118g, Fiber: 12g, Sugar: 93g, Protein: 8g, Vitamin A:  60%, Vitamin C:  35%, Calcium:  15%, Iron:  15%