Pomegranate Garden Salad with Maple Dressing

Foods that Fight Disease Sample Recipes, Salads.
With their signature deep crimson colour, pomegranates are as attractive as they are healthy thanks to their exceptional antioxidant content.  Here they're paired with baby greens, tomatoes and carrots for a refreshing salad.  (Unopened pomegranates last up to one month on the counter, or up to two months when refrigerated.  Pomegranate seeds, or arils, last up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.)

Pomegranate Garden Salad with Maple Dressing


Quantity Ingredients
4 cups / 1 L mixed baby greens, such as such as mesculin mix
1 cup / 250 ml halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup / 125 ml shredded carrot
1/2 cup / 125 ml pomegranate seeds
2 tbsp / 25 ml sunflower seeds
1/4 cup / 50 ml pure pomegranate juice
2 tbsp / 25 ml apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp / 25 ml flaxseed oil
2 tsp / 10 ml Dijon mustard
2 tsp / 10 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp / 5 ml maple syrup


In a large bowl, combine greens, tomatoes, carrot, pomegranate seeds, and sunflower seeds.

In a small bowl, whisk together pomegranate juice, vinegar, flaxseed oil, mustard, lemon juice, and maple syrup.

Toss salad with dressing and serve immediately.

Serves 4. Per 1.5 cups (375 ml) serving of salad with 2 tbsp (25 ml) Pomegranate Maple Dressing: 161 cal, 3 g pro, 10 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 g carb, 3 g fibre,

0 mg chol, 69 mg sodium

Excellent source of: Vitamin A, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K

Source: Foods that Fight Disease