12
Dec
14

Mixed Baby Greens with Pomegranate Seeds, Gorgonzola and Pecans…for the Holidays!

pomegranate mix-greens-

We love this festive and delicious bariatric holiday recipe because it is a simple, yet elegant first course to serve for your Holiday! Pomegranates are rich with vitamins, antioxidants, potassium, folic acid and iron. One serving boasts half your daily value of vitamin C!

GATHER:

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

MAKE:

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.

EAT:

Servings: 8, Serving Size: 1/8
Calories: 228.2
Protein: 5.3 grams
Carb: 13.7 grams
Fat: 17.7 grams

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