Mixed Greens with Cranberry Vinaigrette

It takes just 20 minutes to make a tart vinaigrette that's then tossed with dressed-up spring greens.


12 servings

Vinaigrette Ingredients

1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup frozen (thawed) cranberry juice concentrate
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

Salad Ingredients

2 (5 ounce) bags mixed spring greens
1 small bunch watercress, torn into pieces
2 tart red apples, thinly sliced, slices cut in half
1 avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced


In small bowl, beat all vinaigrette ingredients except cranberries with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in cranberries.

In serving bowl, toss all salad ingredients with vinaigrette just before serving.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

Watercress has small, crisp, dark green leaves and a peppery flavor. It is sold in small bunches in the produce section of the supermarket.

Use any type of mixed greens for this salad; try baby greens, spring mix or Italian mix.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 8 g (Saturated Fat 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 70 mg; Total Carbohydrate 12 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 9 g), Protein 0 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

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