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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Grapefruit Salad with Water Chestnuts

Source
Improvised
Taste 4 (out of 5)
Difficulty 1 (out of 5)
Ingredients
- 4 grapefruit wedges (30 cal)
- 2 orange wedges (15 cal)
- 1 tomato (20 cal)
- 1 water chestnut (10 cal)
- 5 lettuce leaves (10 cal)
- 1 oz / 30 g bean sprouts (10 cal)
- 1/3 oz / 10 g pine nuts (60 cal)
- parsley for decoration
For the dressing
- 1 tbsp orange juice (10 cal)
- 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp low fat raspberry jam (5 cal)
For serving
- skin of 1 large grapefruit halved in 2 bowls
Total 170 cal, 2 servings, 85 cal / serving
Instructions
1. Thinly slice the tomato and the water chestnut. Cut the lettuce. Arrange all the ingredients in the grapefruit bowls.
2. Mix all the dressing ingredients and drizzle on top. 
Afterthoughts
A lovely salad if you like citrus fruits.

7 comments:

Biren said...

This looks really good. Great shot!

5 Star Foodie said...

Lovely salad and I love your presentation!

Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat) said...

This looks absolutely gorgeous and delicious. It would probably be great to serve to guests, too.

The Cooking Photographer said...

This is beautiful!!! Save! Thank-you.

Laura

denise @ quickies on the dinner table said...

Gorgeous, and I bet it tastes every bit as good as it looks too!

Sook said...

So pretty! looks delicious!

Eftychia said...

What a colorful dish!! Very well presented! Thank you!