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Apple Banana Salad with Peanuts

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Apple Banana Salad with Peanuts
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Apple Banana Salad with Peanuts
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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes

Enjoy a fresh, flavorful change of pace with a surprising mix of lettuce, apples, and bananas, topped with a paprika dressing. This is a quick, easy meal for a busy day.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces lettuce mix
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 1/2 medium apples, sliced (14 oz. of sliced apples)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts
For the Dressing
  • 1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fat-reduced mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons paprika

Directions

1. Whisk together dressing ingredients.

2. Slice bananas.

3. In a large salad bowl, toss mixed greens, banana and apple slices, peanuts, and dressing.
 

Notes

Serving Suggestions: Serve with 8 oz. non-fat milk and one slice of rustic whole-grain bread.

Tips on how to select and store bananas:

  • Choose bananas that are slightly green on the stem and tip. They should be firm, without bruises.
  • Store unripe bananas at room temperature. Store ripe bananas in refrigerator for up to two weeks; peel may turn black.
Source:

Produce For Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 330
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 26 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 99 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 810 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 330
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g
Linoleic Acid 5 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 26 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 10 g
Minerals
Calcium 99 mg
Potassium 810 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Copper 325 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 96 mg
Phosphorus 176 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 282 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 186 mcg
Folate 152 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 40 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1 1/4 cups
Vegetables
1 cup
Protein Foods
2 ounces