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Medjool Date and Bibb Lettuce Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 head bibb or Boston lettuce, cleaned and leaves separated
  • ½ lb green beans, boiled till tender then chilled
  • ¾ cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • ½ medium red onion, sliced thin
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers, chopped
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard

Preparation:

FOR THE DRESSING

  1. Place all the yogurt, olive oil, orange juice, Dijon mustard, ¼-cup chopped Medjool dates and a pinch of salt in a blender and process until the Medjool dates are finely chopped. Set aside.

FOR THE SALAD

  1. Place bibb lettuce leaves around the bottom of 4 salad bowls.
  2. Mix all other salad ingredients and ½-cup dressing in a mixing bowl and season to taste.
  3. Divide Medjool date salad evenly atop the lettuce leaves.
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%