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Pineapple-Apple Greens w/Feta 

A tasty variation of a classic side dish originating in the sunny Mediterranean.

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Side Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: Red Yellow/Orange Green

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 2 ½


3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons honey mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
Black pepper, freshly ground to taste
6 cups (about 1 head) Boston lettuce leaves, torn
1 ½ cups canned pineapple chunks in 100% juice, drained
2 medium Red Delicious apples, cored and thinly sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled

In a small bowl whisk together the vinegar, water, mustard, and garlic; season with pepper, if desired. 

In a large salad bowl, toss the remaining ingredients.

Drizzle the vinaigrette on top and toss gently until evenly coated.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C and a good source of folate, potassium and fiber.


Credit: Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 139 Carbohydrates: 30g
Total Fat: 2.5g Cholesterol: 6mg
Saturated Fat: 1.2g Dietary Fiber: 4g
% of Calories from Fat: 15% Sodium: 152mg
Protein: 3g  



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