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Harvest Vegetable Salad

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  • Makes: 4 servings

Chili powder and lime juice provide a zesty dressing to this salad, which is full of root vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 2 cup romaine lettuce (washed)
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves (washed)
  • 1 cup parsnips (peeled)
  • 1 cup carrot (peeled)
  • 1 cup turnips (peeled)
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

1. Combine romaine lettuce and cilantro, and divide onto four plates.

2. Place parsnips, carrots and turnips into 1 quart of boiling water. Return water to a simmer, cook vegetables for 2 minutes. Strain into a colander.

3. Mix ingredients for the dressing right before use.

4. Place hot vegetables on top of greens and top with homemade dressing.

Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDC), 5 A Day: Eat 5 to 9 Fruits and Vegetables

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (145g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 31
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 55 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 19 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 103 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 31
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 19 mg
Potassium 103 mg
Sodium 55 mg
Copper 32 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 6 mg
Phosphorus 19 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 88 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 13 mcg
Folate 14 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 5 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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