Fresh Asparagus-Tomato Salad

Fresh Asparagus-Tomato Salad

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Topped with Parmesan cheese and pine nuts, this tasty green salad is perfect for any barbeque or picnic.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 cups mixed salad greens or baby spinach
  • 1 pound thin fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1½-inch pieces
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves, large leaves torn
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts or chopped walnuts, toasted

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  1. In a large bowl combine salad greens, asparagus, tomatoes and basil.
  2. For vinaigrette, in a small screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, honey, salt and pepper. Cover and shake well.
  3. Pour vinaigrette over greens mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and nuts.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1¼ cups
  • Per serving: 112 calories; 8 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 43 mcg folate; 2 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 1,387 IU vitamin A; 12 mg vitamin C; 72 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 123 mg sodium; 341 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (28% daily value), Vitamin C (20% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1½ fat

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