Holiday Salad with Parmesan Fans

Looking for a distinctive side dish? Then check out this assorted green salad decorated with Parmesan cheese sticks - a fresh meal!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Parmesan Fans

6
wonton wrappers (3 1/2-inch square)
1
tablespoon Italian dressing
2
teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese

Salad

1
bag (5 oz) spring mix salad greens or 6 cups assorted greens
1/4
cup Italian dressing
1/3
cup red or green pistachio nuts, coarsely chopped

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place wonton wrappers on cutting board. In each wrapper, cut 3/8- to 1/2-inch strips to within 1/2 inch of bottom. Make 2 or 3 pleats in the same direction on bottom edge of each wrapper to form fan base; spread strips gently to form fan shape. Carefully transfer fans to cookie sheet. Brush with 1 tablespoon dressing; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2 Bake 4 to 6 minutes or until light brown. Cool completely.
  • 3 In medium bowl, toss salad greens and 1/4 cup dressing. Arrange greens on 6 salad plates; sprinkle with nuts. Place fans upright in salad.

Expert Tips

**PD Insert Photo (TK) For each wrapper, cut 3/8- to 1/2-inch strips to within 1/2 inch of bottom. Make 2 or 3 pleats in the same direction on bottom edge of wrapper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.