Autumn Salad Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Autumn Salad which belongs to the Salads recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter
  2. cup (60 g) chopped walnuts
  3. 10 cups (200 g) loosely packed assorted greens (romaine, red leaf
  4. lettuce, and fresh spinach)
  5. sweet red onion, thinly sliced
  6. cup (60 ml) olive oil
  7. 2 teaspoons wine vinegar
  8. 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  9. teaspoon spicy brown or Dijon mustard
  10. teaspoon salt
  11. teaspoon pepper
  12. ripe pear, chopped
  13. cup (40 g) crumbled blue cheese

Cooking Instructions

Melt the butter in a small, heavy skillet over medium heat.

Add the walnuts and let them toast in the butter, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.

While the walnuts are toasting?and make sure you keep an eye on them and don't burn them?wash and dry your greens and put them in salad bowl with the onion.

Toss with the oil first.

Then combine the vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, salt, and pepper and add that to the salad bowl.

Toss until everything is well covered.

Top the salad with the pear, the warm toasted walnuts, and the crumbled blue cheese; serve.

Serving Yield

4 generous servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 13 grams of carbohydrates and 6 grams of fiber, for a total of 7 grams of usable carbs and 10 grams of protein.