Adrian Leon's Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate
Pomegranate juice is reduced until a thick syrup and mixed into a vinaigrette dressing that goes perfectly with goat cheese and mixed greens.
1 quart pomegranate juice
3 ounces white vinegar
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
8 cups mixed greens
2 ounces goat cheese
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 teaspoon salt and ground black pepper
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
4 tablespoons Chili Piquin Nuts*
- Boil the pomegranate juice until reduced to 3/4 to 1/2 cup in a small sauce pan. Remove from heat and cool.
- Mix orange juice, reduced pomegranate juice and Splenda® Granulated Sweetener in a blender. With the blender still running, slowly add the oil until well blended.
- Toss pomegranate vinaigrette in a bowl with mixed greens, onion, sweet and spicy candies, salt and pepper and sprinkle the goat cheese on top.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 390; Calories from Fat: 120; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 250mg; Total Carbs: 71g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 62g; Protein: 4g.
Exchanges per Serving: 4 Fruits, 1 Vegetable, 2 Fats.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.