Clementine-Arugula Salad with Lime-Poppy Seed Dressing

Clementine-Arugula Salad with Lime-Poppy Seed Dressing

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Clementines are a wonderful fruit to add to salad. They're small, easy to peel, and blend well with everything, as they do here on a bed of arugula with poppy-seed dressing.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (see Tip)
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 cups arugula or baby arugula
  • 8 seedless clementines, peeled and broken into segments
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts, toasted (see Tip)
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds (see Tip)


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  1. In a screw-top jar, combine lime juice, oil, sugar, poppy seeds, salt and pepper. Cover and shake well.
  2. In a large salad bowl, toss the dressing with arugula. Add clementine segments; gently toss. Sprinkle with walnuts and pomegranate seeds.
  • Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Splenda® Granular, Equal® Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low® bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 tablespoon sugar. Nutrition per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 105 calories, 12 g carbohydrate, 8 g sugar.
  • To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.
  • To prepare pomegranate seeds, score an "X" in the top of a pomegranate. Break the pomegranate apart into quarters. Working in a bowl of cool water, immerse each quarter; use your fingers to loosen the seeds from the white membrane. Discard peel and membrane. Drain seeds. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours before using.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1¼ cups
  • Per serving: 110 calories; 1 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 14 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 10 g sugars; 39 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1fruit, 1fat

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