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Mixed Baby Greens with Pomegranate Seeds, Gorgonzola and Pecans

posted November 19, 2008 by Gina

A simple yet elegant salad, perfect to serve as a first course for the Holidays.

Pomegranates are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, potassium, folic acid and iron. They are juicy with a slight pop when you bite into them.


Mixed Baby Greens with Pomegranate Seeds, Gorgonzola and Pecans

With A Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes

Servings: 8 • Serving Size: 1/8 • Old Points: 5 pts • Points+: 6 pts

Calories: 228.2 • Fat: 17.7 g • Protein: 5.3 g • Carb: 13.7 g • Fiber: 3.6 g • Sugar: 9.4 g

Sodium: 206.5 mg

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups Mixed Baby Greens
  • 5 cups bunch Baby Arugula
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds (from 1 POM Wonderful Fresh pomegranate)
  • 2 oz pecans, chopped (about 28 halves)
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz) gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

Pomegranate Vinaigrette:

  • 5 tbsp of POM Wonderful pomegranate juice
  • 3 tbsp of champagne vinegar
  • 1 tbsp shallot, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and fresh pepper

Directions:

    For the vinaigrette, combine pomegranate juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small glass jar and shake vigorously.

    Toss mixed greens in a salad bowl and top with pecans, gorgonzola and pomegranate seeds. Drizzle with vinaigrette right before serving.

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