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Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese

23 Reviews
95% would make this recipe again

Romaine salad with a lemon vinaigrette, crumbled blue cheese, and walnuts.

Coupling Romaine's crisp and crunchy leaves with a slightly pungent blue cheese is a classic combination.

Preparation : 10 min
320 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1 Romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 550 g
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 65 mL
1 green onions/scallions, minced
2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 3/4 lemon
2 tsp Dijon mustard 10 mL
140 g blue cheese, crumbled
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1/2 cup walnuts [optional] 50 g

Method

  1. Wash the romaine lettuce, then spin-dry. Tear the leaves into bite-size pieces and place them in a bowl. Mince the green onions and add them to the bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, and mustard until the dressing is emulsified. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat well.
  3. Crumble the cheese and sprinkle it over the salad. Garnish with walnuts, if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (190g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

320

Fat

29 g

45 %

Saturated 9 g
+ Trans 0 g

45 %

Cholesterol

30 mg

Sodium

530 mg

22 %

Carbohydrate

7 g

2 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

10 g

Vitamin A

108 %

Vitamin C

59 %

Calcium

22 %

Iron

12 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : ¾ serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¼ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6
Good source of  :
Calcium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 1
Fats 5 ½

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Members' Reviews

23 Reviews (22 with rating only ) 95% would make this recipe again
dudy
october 28, 2008 | I would make this recipe again

Very tasty with the veal chops! Even alone if you're looking for a light salad just remove the blue and add the dressing on it.

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dudy
october 28, 2008 | I would make this recipe again

Very tasty with the veal chops! Even alone if you're looking for a light salad just remove the blue and add the dressing on it.

Useful 1