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Japanese Ginger Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Sprouts

Bet you haven't tried your pumpkin seeds this way! Impress your guests with your deliciously healthy salad.

Eat Pretty with a delicious dinner that's guilt-free and sans glut (and gut!). Mix up your traditional recipes by preparing your favorite ingredients in new, healthy and beauty-enhancing ways based on the Cleveland Clinic’s Lifestyle 180 program. These recipes are 100-percent whole grain with no trans fats and contain only minimal amounts of saturated fat and added sugars.

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Japanese Ginger Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Sprouts

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 small sweet onion, quartered
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Salad Ingredients:

  • 2 large heads romaine lettuce, torn
  • 1/2 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

Preparation

  • Combine all dressing ingredients except salt and pepper in a blender or food processor; puree until smooth.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Toss lettuce with dressing; top with sprouts and seeds.
Calorie CountRecipe Info Provided by CalorieCount.com
Recipe Info Provided by CalorieCount.com
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