Purple Power Salad
Blue and purple foods are super foods: lots of them are found in this easy-to-make salad.
|Serving size:||1 cup|
|Prep time:||10 minutes|
|Total time:||10 minutes|
Strainer or colander
1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
3 tablespoons vinegar (red or white wine, balsamic, or apple cider)
2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 cups purple or red leaf lettuce or cabbage, chopped
1 cup sliced plums, blackberries and/or red grapes
1 small red onion, thinly sliced (optional)
1/2 cup low-sodium pickled beets, drained and sliced
1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils and vegetables.
2. Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a small jar or container with a tight-fitting lid, cover and shake well.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the lettuce, fruit, beets, and onion, if using.
4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently.