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Mixed-Greens Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

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Mixed-Greens Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8
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A Betty Crocker cookbook shares a low-carb recipe! This gem, powered by vitamins A and C, is ready in just 15 minutes.
Updated Jan 20, 2009

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Salad

  • 8 cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 small jicama, peeled, cut into julienne strips (1 cup)
  • 2 medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
  • Lime wedges, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In tightly covered container, shake vinaigrette ingredients. Shake again before using.
  • 2
    In large bowl, toss salad greens, raspberries, jicama, onions and vinaigrette. Just before serving, squeeze juice from lime wedges lightly over salad.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You will need to purchase 3 limes for 3 tablespoons of juice. To get the most juice from each lime, roll it around on the countertop a few times while applying gentle pressure, or pop it in the microwave for a few seconds.
  • tip 2
    Make the vinaigrette up to a couple of days ahead of time and refrigerate it. Shake before serving.
  • tip 3
    Use a small cookie cutter to cut the jicama into cactus shapes.

Nutrition

100 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
4g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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