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Pink Party Salad

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Pink Party Salad
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 servings

Pretty in pink! Enjoy this colorful and flavorful salad at a picnic or cookout with family and friends. 

Ingredients

  • 4 potatoes (washed and cut in half)
  • 3 cup beets, cooked (peeled and diced)
  • 1 cup peas, green, fresh or frozen
  • 3 eggs, hard boiled
  • 1 apple
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

1. Boil the potatoes in 2 cups of water in a deep kettle. Cover and cook over moderate heat for about 20 minutes, until the potatoes are tender.

2. When thoroughly cool, dice potatoes and place in a big bowl.

3. Add diced beets and mix with the potatoes.

4. Set aside 1/4 cup of peas for garnishing and add the rest to the bowl.

5. Save 1 egg to use as a garnish. Chop the rest and add to the bowl.

6. Peel the skin off the apple and remove the core. Cut the apple into small pieces, place in a small bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice. Add apple to the salad.

7. Add the vinegar, olive oil and sugar.

8. Mix thoroughly. Chill and serve.

Notes

The skin can be left on the apple to increase fiber and save time.  

Learn more about:

Source: University of Connecticut, Cooperative Extension, From the Farm to the Table, p.8
Hispanic Health Council

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (246g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 255
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Sodium 143 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 47 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 907 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 255
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 8 mg
Cholesterol 93 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars 2 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 47 mg
Potassium 907 mg
Sodium 143 mg
Copper 242 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 58 mg
Phosphorus 169 mg
Selenium 8 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 62 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 35 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 12 mcg
Folate 123 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 79 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Fruits
1/4 cups
Vegetables
1 1/2 cups
Protein Foods
1/2 ounces

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