Winter Salad With Champagne Vinaigrette and Pomegranate

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories: 120
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Vinaigrette
2 Tbsp. champagne vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup walnut or olive oil
2 tsp. fresh chives, minced
1 tsp. honey
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Salad
6 cups (about 5 oz) winter greens of choice (such as spinach, arugula, and chopped romaine)
1/2 cup fresh pomegranate seeds
2 Tbsp. crumbled blue cheese
1 Tbsp. chopped pistachio

Directions

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients and set aside.

2. For the salad, divide the greens among 6 serving plates. Sprinkle the greens with the pomegranate seeds, blue cheese, and pistachios. Drizzle with the vinaigrette.

 

Note: Ruby-red pomegranate seeds are delightful sparks of sweet crunch in this elegant holiday salad. Tip: Many grocery stores offer already prepared pomegranate seeds.

 

Source: diabetesforecast.org

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