Tossed Greens and Beets with Pistachio Dressing


Tossed Greens and Beets with Pistachio Dressing


Quantity Ingredients
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons pistachios
3 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Dash of salt
8 cups torn curly leaf lettuce
1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion
1 (15-ounce) can sliced beets, drained and chilled


Combine the first 7 ingredients in a blender; process until finely chopped. Spoon into a small bowl; chill.

Combine lettuce, onion, and pistachio mixture in a large bowl; toss. Divide salad evenly among 6 plates, and top with beets.

Yield:  6 servings (serving size: 1 cup salad and about 5 beet slices)

CALORIES 94 (37% from fat); FAT 3.9g (sat 0.4g,mono 2.1g,poly 1.2g); IRON 1.9mg; CHOLESTEROL 0.0mg; CALCIUM 39mg; CARBOHYDRATE 14.8g; SODIUM 143mg; PROTEIN 2.2g; FIBER 3g