Jewel-like pomegranate seeds star along with bacon, tangy clementines and sweet dates in this mixed green salad recipe. To make it a dinner salad, top with chicken, shrimp or pan-seared salmon.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2014


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine buttermilk, Parmesan, mayonnaise, vinegar, shallot, salt and pepper in a mini food processor or blender; process until smooth.

  • Toss escarole and lettuce with the dressing until evenly coated. Transfer to a serving platter and top with clementines, dates, pomegranate seeds and bacon.


Make Ahead Tip: Prepare dressing (Step 1), cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 15.7g; dietary fiber 2.5g; sugars 10.1g; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 1.4g; cholesterol 9.7mg; vitamin a iu 2338.8IU; vitamin c 17mg; folate 55.7mcg; calcium 79.5mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 18.6mg; potassium 301.4mg; sodium 325.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

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Super salad entree This salad was my dinner tonight. I didn't use the dressing because my boys are allergic to dairy but the salad itself was really good. It was easy to put together and hearty enough for a light dinner. I needed something lighter after all the heavy holiday food. Pros: Great textures good flavor hearty Read More