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    Rainbow Chopped Salad

    WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

    Rainbow Chopped Salad

    Double this fresh and colorful salad and top each portion with 3 ounces grilled chicken breast for a quick main dish salad.

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    Ingredients
    Prep: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
    • 1/2   teaspoon
      orange zest
    • 1/2   cup
      orange juice, preferably freshly squeezed
    • 1/4   cup
      cider vinegar
    • 1   tablespoon
      extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2   teaspoons
      fresh oregano, chopped, or 3/4 teaspoon dried
    • 1   teaspoon
      Dijon mustard
    • 1/2   teaspoon
      salt
    • 1/2   teaspoon
      freshly ground pepper
    • 1 1/2   cups
      bell peppers, chopped
    • 1 1/2   cups
      broccoli florets, chopped
    • 1   cup
      shredded carrots
    • 1/2   cup
      radishes, diced
    • 1   tablespoon
      red onion, minced
    Instructions
    1. To prepare dressing: Place orange zest and juice, vinegar, oil, oregano, mustard, salt and pepper in a jar. Cover and shake to combine. (Makes about 1 cup.)
    2. To prepare salad: Combine bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, radishes and onion in a medium bowl. Add 1/2 cup of the dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve. (Refrigerate extra dressing for up to 1 week.)

     

    Nutritional Information

    Makes: 4 servings, generous 1 cup each
    • Calories52
    • Fat1 g
      • Saturated fat0 g
    • Cholesterol0 mg
    • Carbohydrates9 g
      • Dietary fiber3 g
    • Protein2 g
    • Sodium111 mg
    * Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.

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