Apple and Lettuce Salad with Melon Dressing ( Iron Rich Recipe )

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The best way to replenish our body’s water and electrolytes is through fresh fruits and vegetables. Here is an interesting way to achieve this top-up! The choice of vegetables and fruits used in this Apple and Lettuce Salad with Melon Dressing gives an ample dose of vitamins A and C, while bean sprouts gives a good amount of protein. The best part is that these tasty fruits and veggies are tossed together in a refreshing no-oil musk melon dressing. Very healthy, extremely enjoyable!

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Preparation Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup apple cubes
1 cup iceberg lettuce , torn into pieces
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/4 cup thickly grated carrot
1/4 cup capsicum cubes (red and yellow)
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1/4 cup green grapes
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

To Be Blended Together Into A Melon Dressing
1/2 cup muskmelon purée
1/2 tsp roasted and crushed cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with the dressing in deep bowl and toss well.
  2. Serve immediately.

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Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateInvisible fatFibreVitamin AVitamin CEnergyProteinCarbohydrateInvisible fatFibreVitamin AVitamin C
48 kcal 2.0 gm 9.3 gm 0.1 gm 1.5 gm 340.9 mcg 31.1 mg 48 kcal 2.0 gm 9.3 gm 0.1 gm 1.5 gm 340.9 mcg 31.1 mg

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 on 03 Jun 15 02:49 PM

Healthy and nourishing!! Veggies and fruits tossed in a fruit based dressing... so calories from fat...
 on 17 Jul 14 11:22 AM