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Healthy Chef's Salad with Walnuts and French Dressing
This salad is limited only by your imagination. Use it as a base but mix and match your favorite vegetables. If you'd rather, substitute chicken breast for they turkey.
Healthy Chef's Salad with Walnuts and French Dressing Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 4 oz sliced turkey breast
  • 4 oz low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup cucumbers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh ripe tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup celery, diced
  • 3 TBS walnuts, chopped
  • 1 TBS French Dressing
  • French Dressing
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TBS onion, chopped fine
  • 4-1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 2 TBS honey
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp celery seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions: Salad

  1. Place greens on a plate and top with the rest of ingredients.
  2. Top with dressing.
French Dressing
  1. In a blender, blend all ingredients, except olive oil and salt and pepper until smooth.
  2. With blender running, slowly pour in the olive oil until emulsified.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serves 1

From page 144 of The World's Healthiest Foods book.

Nutritional Profile

Healthy Chef's Salad with Walnuts and French Dressing
1.00 serving
(604.85 grams)
Calories: 585


 vitamin C152%





 vitamin A91%



 vitamin B666%


 vitamin B361%


 vitamin B255%




 vitamin B133%



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Healthy Chef's Salad with Walnuts and French Dressing
1.00 serving
604.85 grams
Calories: 585

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C 114.00 mg 152 4.7 excellent
phosphorus 981.07 mg 140 4.3 excellent
protein 69.62 g 139 4.3 excellent
selenium 54.16 mcg 98 3.0 excellent
omega-3 fats 2.36 g 98 3.0 excellent
manganese 2.19 mg 95 2.9 excellent
vitamin A 821.47 mcg RAE 91 2.8 excellent
folate 318.96 mcg 80 2.5 excellent
copper 0.64 mg 71 2.2 very good
vitamin B6 1.12 mg 66 2.0 very good
calcium 654.18 mg 65 2.0 very good
vitamin B3 9.83 mg 61 1.9 very good
zinc 6.21 mg 56 1.7 very good
vitamin B2 0.71 mg 55 1.7 very good
vitamin B12 0.98 mcg 41 1.3 good
pantothenic acid 2.04 mg 41 1.3 good
magnesium 153.53 mg 37 1.1 good
molybdenum 15.91 mcg 35 1.1 good
iron 6.08 mg 34 1.0 good
vitamin B1 0.40 mg 33 1.0 good
potassium 1511.46 mg 32 1.0 good
fiber 8.16 g 29 0.9 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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