Celery Citrus Salad

Monday, November 26th 2012, 12:32 pm
By: News On 6

5 satsumas or clementines

1 oz. (about ¼ cup) feta cheese crumbles

2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar

4 cups mixed salad greens

1 cup roughly chopped celery leaves

3 cups sliced celery

Squeeze juice from one citrus fruit into a large bowl. Add feta cheese and vinegar and mix with a fork, mashing the cheese to make a dressing. Peel remaining citrus and separate into segments. Transfer to bowl with dressing. Add salad greens, celery leaves and celery, and toss well.

Serves 4.

Per serving: 110 calories (15 from fat), 1.5 g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 23g total carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 17g sugar), 4g protein

This salad is gluten free, high fiber, low fat, vegetarian, and wheat free.

Crunchy celery contrasts with sweet, tender citrus in this lovely salad that perfectly exhibits how a touch of highly flavorful ingredients – balsamic vinegar and feta – can elevate a dish without adding too much in the way of fat or sodium.