Mediterranean Power Salad

  • SERVING SIZE 1 jar
  • PREP TIME 10 mins.
  • TOTAL TIME 15 mins.

A perfect pick for patrons on the go, this salad shines as a better-for-you lunch or dinner option. A tangy blood orange vinaigrette accents popular ingredients like quinoa pasta shells, garbanzo beans and turkey medallions. Keep it fresh and delicious by serving with fruit-infused water.

Ingredients

 

MEDITERRANEAN POWER SALAD

3 oz.

Kale, cleaned, heavy stems removed

2 oz.

Baby spinach

¼ cup

Slivered almonds, toasted

¼ cup

Pistachios

⅓ cup

Garbanzo beans, crispy, roasted

½ cup

Quinoa pasta shells, cooked

⅓ cup

Blood Orange Vinaigrette

1 ea.

Egg, hard-cooked, sliced with an egg slicer

¼ cup

Fresh pomegranate seeds

¼ cup

Blood orange segments

 

BLOOD ORANGE VINAIGRETTE

¾ cup

Blood orange juice

1 ea.

Blood orange zest

1 tbsp.

White balsamic vinegar

2 tbsp.

Lemon juice, fresh

1 ea.

Shallot, minced

2 tbsp.

Honey

½ tsp.

Black pepper, freshly ground

½ tsp.

Salt

¾ cup.

Olive oil

1 tbsp.

Mint, freshly chopped

1 tbsp.

Basil, freshly chopped

Directions

 

TO PREPARE THE MEDITERRANEAN POWER SALAD:

1. Combine the kale, spinach, almonds, pistachios, garbanzo beans, quinoa pasta shells and Blood Orange Vinaigrette in a bowl large enough to toss the ingredients. Blend well.

2. Place the tossed ingredients into a salad bowl.

3. Garnish the top of the salad with the hard-cooked egg, and then neatly arrange the turkey medallions on top of the salad. Sprinkle with the pomegranate seeds, and add the blood orange segments.

4. Serve.

5. TIP: For a more dramatic presentation, layer all the ingredients in a glass jar. Top with more turkey medallions. Provide an empty bowl for patrons to shake the salad into.

 

 

 

 

 

TO PREPARE THE BLOOD ORANGE VINAIGRETTE:

1. Blend together all the ingredients except for the olive oil, mint and basil.

2. Slowly whisk in the olive oil, and adjust the salt and pepper to taste.

3. One hour prior to using the vinaigrette, fold in the basil and mint.

RECIPE TWISTS

Swap and substitute to make it your own.

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