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!
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
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
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.
Servings: 8, Serving Size: 1/8
Protein: 5.3 grams
Carb: 13.7 grams
Fat: 17.7 grams