Mixed Greens w/Fresh Oranges & White Beans
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Here's an updated version of a Southern tradition-mixed greens with beans combined with fresh navel oranges and vinaigrette. For a quick meal, this filling salad can be made ahead of time.

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  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1.75
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange, White, Green

Ingredients

Vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Salad

  • 1 lb bag Glory mixed greens
  • ½-1 cup water
  • 2 Tropicana navel oranges
  • 1 15-oz can cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained and rinsed

Directions

  1. In a large uncovered sauce pan, simmer greens in water for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Drain and let cool.
  3. Peel and chop oranges into bite-size pieces.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.
  5. Place cooked greens, oranges, and drained, rinsed beans in a large bowl; add vinaigrette and toss.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    220
  • Carbohydrates:    34g
  • Total Fat:    7g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1g
  • Dietary Fiber:    9g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    29%
  • Sodium:    400 mg
  • Protein:    9g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of C. H. Robinson.

 

 

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