Spring Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette


For the salad
3 ounces (1/2 a bag) spring greens
¼ red onion, very thinly sliced
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
1 small bulb fennel, thinly sliced
2 large ripe kiwis, peeled and chopped
1 mandarin, peeled and seperated into pieces
2 large ripe strawberries, stems removed and chopped
For the vinaigrette
¼ cup walnut oil
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
2 teaspoons whole grain mustard
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted


Place all salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl. In a blender or food processor, add all of the vinaigrette ingredients. Blend on a high setting until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly. Add desired amount of vinaigrette to the veggies and fruit. Toss the salad until there is an even coat of vinaigrette over the veggies and fruit. Serve in heaping portions with walnuts on top.


This salad is packed with nutritious greens, veggies and fruits with walnuts and a walnut vinaigrette. It's sweet, crunchy and nutty!



2 large salads


Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 4:14pm


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