Red and Green Salad
INGREDIENTS
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  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10
  • 1 c frozen tiny peas, defrosted
  • 1 small red pepper, small dice
  • 1 small bunch watercress, chopped (or Valeriana)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. In medium bowl, combine peas, red pepper and watercress or Valeriana.
  2. In small jar, shake together oil, vinegar, green onions and garlic.
  3. Add to vegetables, tossing well to combine.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve at room temperature.
  6. Per serving: 83 cal., 5 g total fat (<1 g saturated fat), 7 g carb., 2 g protein, 2 g dietary fiber, 6 mg sodium.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This would be so pretty at a Christmas dinner, yet it's a perfect summer side, as well. It's light and fresh and strangely satisfying. Low-cal, too. It was clipped from a now-forgotten magazine (no doubt a dental office theft).