Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate, Dates and Bacon

Jewel-like pomegranate seeds star along with bacon, tangy clementines and sweet dates in this mixed green salad recipe. To make it a dinner salad, top with chicken, shrimp or pan-seared salmon.

Recipe courtesy of www.EatingWell.com

  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 5 cups torn escarole
  • 5 cups torn green-leaf lettuce
  • 2 clementines, peeled, halved and sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3 strips cooked bacon, crumbled


  1. Combine buttermilk, Parmesan, mayonnaise, vinegar, shallot, salt and pepper in a mini food processor or blender; process until smooth.
  2. Toss escarole and lettuce with the dressing until evenly coated. Transfer to a serving platter and top with clementines, dates, pomegranate seeds and bacon.

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