Colorful Salad with Prunes, Feta and Orange Dressing

Colorful Salad with Prunes, Feta and Orange Dressing

This salad is not just colorful and tasty – it’s a bowl full of vitamins and minerals, so it does you good too!

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients
This salad is not just colorful and tasty – it’s a bowl full of vitamins and minerals, so it does you good too!
1/2 cup spelt 1/2 cup red lentils 1 1/2 cup Sunsweet prunes, divided 1/3 cup orange juice 5 tbsp raspberry vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small red chili pepper, halved and seeded Salt and pepper 4 cups carrots, cut into matchsticks 1 each yellow and red bell pepper, sliced 4 cups baby salad greens 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted 1/2 cup beetroot sprouts 1/2 cup watercress sprouts
Instructions

Soak spelt in cold water for at least 6 hours or up to overnight. Strain and rinse spelt; cook in pot of boiling salted water for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender. Strain spelt and rinse; set aside.

Cook lentils in pot of boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Strain and set aside.

Chop 1 oz prunes. In blender, purée chopped prunes, orange juice, vinegar, oil and chili pepper until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Divide carrots, peppers, lentils, spelt, baby greens and remaining prunes among 4 bowls. Top with feta, pumpkin seeds, beetroot sprouts and watercress sprouts. Drizzle with prune dressing.

Nutritional Information
  • Total Servings 6
  • Serving Size 1
  • Calories per serving 360
  • Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 320mg
  • Carbohydrates 61g
  • Fiber 10g
  • Sugar 25g
  • Protein 13g
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Products Used in This Recipe
Pitted Prunes