Red Leaf Salad with Plums and Roasted Green Onion Dressing

Red Leaf Salad with Plums and Roasted Green Onion Dressing

Serves 6

Spicy radishes and radicchio stand up beautifully to the hearty flavor of this creamy dressing, made from roasted green onions and silken tofu. Fire up the grill to cook the onions, if you prefer.

Ingredients: 
  • 6 green onions, white and light green parts only, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds, divided
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 plums, sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 head radicchio, torn into pieces
  • 1 head red leaf butter lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 bunch baby carrots, trimmed and halved
  • 1 bunch radishes, trimmed and halved
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Method: 

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Roast onions on a baking sheet until tender and golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes; let cool.

In a blender, purée onions, tofu, 2 tablespoons almonds, tamari, vinegar and 2 to 3 tablespoons water until very smooth. In a large bowl, toss plums, radicchio, lettuce, carrots, radishes, remaining almonds and dressing, and then serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:80 calories (40 from fat), 4.6g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 4g protein
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