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Mixed Greens with Apples and Walnuts

Makes about 7 1-cup servings

This simple salad is especially delicious in the autumn when apples are fresh. Using a prewashed salad mix makes it easy to prepare.

6 cups salad mix or washed and torn butter lettuce
1 tart green apple (Granny Smith, Pippin, or similar), cored and diced
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
3 - 4 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar

Place salad mix or torn lettuce in a bowl. Add apple and walnuts. Sprinkle with seasoned rice vinegar and toss to mix.

Per 1-cup serving

  • Calories: 60
  • Fat: 2.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
  • Calories from Fat: 43.2%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 1.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.4 g
  • Sugar: 5.7 g
  • Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Sodium: 115 mg
  • Calcium: 29 mg
  • Iron: 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C: 8.9 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 1437 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.4 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.