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Great Antipasto Salad
It's great to have a salad on hand to enjoy as part of your Healthiest Way of Eating. And this one actually gets better with time; it will keep in the refrigerator for one week. It's also an excellent source of health-promoting health vitamin A; one serving provides 305% of the daily value for this important nutrient. Enjoy!
Great Antipasto Salad Prep and Cook Time: prep time: 15 min; marinating time: 15 min

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups carrots, turned
  • 1-1/2 cups thickly sliced celery
  • 1 cup fresh sliced fennel bulb
  • 2 TBS rinsed and quartered Kalamata olives
  • 2 TBS capers, rinsed
  • Dressing
  • 1-1/2 tsp dried Italian mixed herbs
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1-1/2TBS fresh lemon juice
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste

Directions:

  1. Press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance its health-promoting benefits.
  2. Bring water to boil in steamer and add carrots and steam for 4 minutes. Add celery and fennel and steam for just 1 more minute.
  3. Remove from heat and place in a bowl with capers and olives.
  4. Whisk all dressing ingredients together, drizzling olive oil at end a little at a time.
  5. Toss with vegetables and marinate for at least 15 minutes before serving.
Serves 4

Nutritional Profile

Great Antipasto Salad
1.00 serving
(116.80 grams)
Calories: 60

NutrientDRI/DV

 vitamin A170%



 fiber12%




 biotin9%


 copper8%



 folate5%


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In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which Great Antipasto Salad is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

Great Antipasto Salad
1.00 serving
116.80 grams
Calories: 60

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin A1525.72 mcg RAE17051.0excellent
vitamin K78.30 mcg8726.2excellent
vitamin C12.37 mg165.0very good
fiber2.93 g123.5very good
molybdenum4.79 mcg113.2good
potassium343.97 mg103.0good
biotin2.74 mcg92.7good
manganese0.18 mg92.7good
copper0.07 mg82.3good
vitamin B60.13 mg82.3good
phosphorus48.70 mg72.1good
vitamin B10.07 mg61.8good
folate20.85 mcg51.6good
vitamin B30.81 mg51.5good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
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%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for Great Antipasto Salad

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