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Orange and Beet Salad

posted Apr 15, 2015, 1:08 PM by   [ updated Nov 5, 2015, 8:20 AM by ]

Orange and Beet Salad 

Vegan, Low Fat, Low Saturated Fat, Cholesterol Free

Contains Nuts

Yield: Approximately 4 servings (~1 cup each)

Take this salad up a notch by using fresh beets and orange slices. Roast or steam beets, cool, and peel before combining with other salad ingredients. 

1 cup mandarin oranges, canned, drained
1 cup sliced, canned beets, drained
1/2 cup sliced almonds 
1/2 cup raisins 
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

1. Drain mandarin oranges and beets, cutting beets into bite-sized pieces if desired.  Place in a large bowl, add sliced almonds and raisins, and toss gently to combine. 
2. Top with Italian salad dressing and parsley. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Facts (per 1 cup serving)
230 calories, 13 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 530 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 20 g sugar, 4 g protein, 15% DV of Vitamin A, 30% DV of Vitamin C, 6% DV of Calcium, 10% DV of Iron