Warm Winter Greens Salad

Warm Winter Greens Salad
Contributor
Whole Foods Market

For a variation on the typical green salad, try this warm winter version. Gently sautéed curly endive or escarole and radicchio create the base, while capers, olives, currants, pine nuts and orange zest make this salad dance in your mouth. Add crisp bacon, grilled sausage, or prosciutto for a heartier dish.

4
Servings
204
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 bunch curly endive or escarole (about 3/4 pound), roughly chopped
  • 1 head radicchio (about 3/4 pound), cored and roughly chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons oil-packed capers, drained
  • 12 Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon crushed red chile flakes
  • 3 Teaspoons dried currents
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 Tablespoons toasted pine nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts or pecans
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest

Directions

Heat oil in a large pot or wok over medium high heat. Add endive and radicchio and cook, stirring constantly, until just wilted, about 5 minutes. Add capers, olives, pepper flakes and currants and cook, tossing gently, for another 15 seconds. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice and sprinkle pine nuts and orange zest on top. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
19g
27%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
8g
6%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
49mg
5%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
15µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
29mg
9%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Phosphorus, P
35mg
5%
Sodium, Na
191mg
13%
Water
7g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Greens Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Greens Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.