Shades of Green Super Foods Salad

Preparation:  15 min. Cooking: 0 min. Total: 15 min.
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  • 1 medium cucumbers , about 8 in in length
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlics
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 Cup chopped kale or mixed greens
  • 2 kiwi fruit , peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 Cup shelled edamame
  • 4 Tbsp salted and shelled pistachios
Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and seed. Place cucumber seeds in bowl of food processor or blender container. Add lime juice, olive oil, garlic, honey, salt and pepper. Process until well blended.

In large bowl, massage half the dressing into kale with hands until leaves are coated and kale has turned a bit darker in color. (If using mixed greens, omit this step.)

Slice seeded cucumber; toss cucumber, kiwifruit, edamame and pistachios with kale and remaining dressing. Serve immediately.


Recipe tip: A serrated peeler works best for peeling kiwifruit.
Calories
130 Cal
Fat
8 g
Carbs
14 g
Protein
4.7 g
Fiber
3.2 g
Sugar
4.4 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
120 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     3.2 g
Fat     8 g
Sugar     4.4 g
Carbs     14 g
Protein     4.7 g
Calories     130 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     1.4 g
Fat, Mono     4.6 g
Fat, Sat     1 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     54 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     390 mcg     330 %
Vitamin, A     7000 IU     230 %
Vitamin, B12     0 mcg     0 %
Niacin     0.8 mg     5 %
Riboflavin     0.1 mg     10 %
Vitamin, C     82 mg     91 %
Vitamin, D     0 IU     0 %
Vitamin, B6     0.3 mg     17 %
Vitamin, E     1.3 mg     8.5 %
Panto, Acid     0.3 mg     6.6 %
Choline     14 mg     2.5 %
Thiamin     0.1 mg     12 %

Minerals

Calcium     93 mcg     9.3 %
Phosphorus     96 mg     14 %
Magnesium     42 mg     10 %
Copper     0.3 mcg     34 %
Fluoride     0.7 mcg     18 %
Zinc     0.7 mg     5.9 %
Cholesterol     0 mg     0.2 %
Sodium     120 mg     8 %
Selenium     1 mcg     1.9 %
Manganese     0.6 mg     9.1 %
Potassium     490 mg     10 %
Iron     1.6 mg     20 %