Courtesy of Wilkinson Pharmacy Inc
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Antipasto Salad with Toasted Flax Seed Dressing

Diet Type: Vegetarian

Cooking Time: Under 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  DRESSING:
  1 tablespoon olive oil
  2 tablespoons flax seed
  2 cloves garlic
  2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  2 tablespoons water
  2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (parsley, oregano, or basil)
  1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  1/4 teaspoon salt
  ground pepper to taste
  SALAD:
  6 cups washed, dried, torn and chilled iceburg lettuce
  1 4 1/2 ounce can, sliced pitted ripe olives
  1 6 ounce jar, marinated artichoke hearts (drain and reserve liquid)
  12 mushrooms, halved
  12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  Garnish with pickled peperoncini peppers, red onion or green pepper rings (optional).
 
Directions:

In a small saucepan, over medium heat, heat olive oil and flax seed until seed starts to darken and pop, about 1 1/2 minutes. Add garlic, cook and stir for 30 seconds. Remove from heat. In a blender, combine vinegar, water, herbs*, dry mustard, salt and pepper, toasted flax seed mixture and reserved artichoke liquid. Blend until flax seed is course, about 1 minute. In a large bowl, toss lettuce, olives, artichoke hearts, mushrooms and tomatoes with salad dressing and Parmesan cheese. Divide salad onto 6 chilled plates. Garnish with pickled pepper, onion, or pepper rings. *Fresh herbs can be parsley, oregano, or basil.

Servings: 6

Author: Flax Council of Canada

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 114
Calories from Fat 62
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g11%
  Saturated Fat 1g6%
  Mono Fat 4g 
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 372mg16%
Total Carbs 11g4%
  Dietary Fiber 5g22%
Protein 5g 
Iron16%
Calcium9%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C11%
Vitamin E8%
Vitamin D7%
Vitamin A4%
Selenium9%
Manganese20%
Copper20%
Zinc6%
Pantothenic acid8%
Niacin10%
Riboflavin12%
Thiamin7%
Potassium12%
Phosphorus12%
Magnesium13%
Folate18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.