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Leaf Finger Salad

Leaf Finger Salad

58 Ratings
58 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 2 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Light and flavorful, this salad is easily doubled for entertaining or for introducing children to new vegetables!  Bright and colorful beets, with crunchy carrots, cucumbers, and sunflower seeds are an easy make this salad an easy appetizer or side dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 iceberg lettuce leaves (large)
  • 1 cucumber (sliced)
  • 1 beet (shredded)
  • 1 carrot, medium (shredded)
  • 6 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

Directions

1. Lay lettuce leaves on a flat surface. Top each leaf with all ingredients: cucumbers, carrots, beets, and sunflower seeds.

2. Drizzle each leaf with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

3. Slowly roll the leaf with all ingredients.

Notes

Source: University of California, Davis. Children's Garden Program.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 wraps, 1/2 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 135
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 87 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 41 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 464 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 135
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 41 mg
Potassium 464 mg
Sodium 87 mg
Copper 268 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 37 mg
Phosphorus 145 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 264 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 18 mcg
Folate 88 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/2 cups
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces

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