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California Summer Salad

California Summer Salad
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Recipe type: Salads
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Serves: 8
 
This light summer salad is brimming with fruit. Perfect for those hot summer days (or nights). Vegetarian.
Ingredients
  • 1 container (8 oz) nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce cut into 8 wedges
  • 8 fresh apricots, halved and pits removed
  • 1 pint basket of fresh strawberries
  • 1 cantaloupe, seeded, sliced and rind removed
  • ¼ cup shelled and chopped natural pistachios
Instructions
  1. To make dressing, in a bowl whisk yogurt, orange juice concentrate, basil and honey.
  2. To assemble salad, on individual serving plates (or on a platter) arrange remaining ingredients, dividing equally.
  3. Serve dressing on the side.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 237 Fat: 4g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 34g Sodium: 110mg Fiber: 5.5g Protein: 8g