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Greens and Peach Salad

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Greens and Peach Salad
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8
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Poppy seed dressing provides a tasty addition to this peach salad – ready in 15 minutes.

Ingredients

POPPY SEED DRESSING

1/3
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dry mustard
3
tablespoons vinegar
1
teaspoon finely chopped onion
1/2
cup oil
2
teaspoons poppy seed

SALAD

2
teaspoons lemon juice
2
cups (2 medium) sliced peeled fresh peaches
3
cups torn leaf lettuce
3
cups torn fresh spinach
1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted*

Directions

  • 1 In blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade, combine sugar, salt, mustard, vinegar and onion. Cover; blend until combined. With machine running, add oil in a slow, steady stream, blending until thick and smooth. Add poppy seed; blend a few seconds to mix. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 2 Sprinkle lemon juice over peach slices; reserve 1/2 cup for garnish. In large serving bowl, combine remaining peaches, lettuce and spinach; toss gently. Arrange reserved peach slices over greens mixture. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve dressing with salad.
Tips  

* To toast almonds, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Or spread in thin layer in microwave-safe pie pan. Microwave on HIGH for 4 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.

Peaches come in two basic varieties: freestone and cling. Freestone are easiest to handle when you need sliced peaches for a recipe because the pit comes out easily. Smooth-skinned nectarines can be used in place of peaches in most recipes.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
140
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
(
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
)
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
,
Sugars
13g
)
Protein
2g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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