Mixed Baby Greens with Pomegranate Seeds, Gorgonzola and Pecans

A simple yet elegant salad, perfect to serve as a first course for the Holidays. Pomegranates are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, potassium, folic acid and iron. They are juicy with a slight pop when you bite into them. 

A simple yet elegant salad, perfect to serve as a first course for the Holidays. Pomegranates are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, potassium, folic acid and iron. They are juicy with a slight pop when you bite into them.

A simple yet elegant salad, perfect to serve as a first course for the Holidays. Pomegranates are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, potassium, folic acid and iron. They are juicy with a slight pop when you bite into them. 
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Mixed Baby Greens with Pomegranate Seeds, Gorgonzola and Pecans

7
Freestyle Points
228
Calories
Total Time: 20 mins
Yield: 8 servings
COURSE: Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
CUISINE: American
A simple yet elegant salad, perfect to serve as a first course for the Holidays. Pomegranates are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, potassium, folic acid and iron. They are juicy with a slight pop when you bite into them.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Mixed Baby Greens
  • 5 cups bunch Baby Arugula
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds, from 1 POM Wonderful Fresh pomegranate
  • 2 oz pecans, chopped (about 28 halves)
  • 1/2 cup 4 oz gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

Pomegranate Vinaigrette:

  • 5 tbsp of POM Wonderful pomegranate juice
  • 3 tbsp of champagne vinegar
  • 1 tbsp shallot, finely minced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and fresh pepper

Instructions

  • For the vinaigrette, combine pomegranate juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small glass jar and shake vigorously.
  • Toss mixed greens in a salad bowl and top with pecans, gorgonzola and pomegranate seeds.
  • Drizzle with vinaigrette right before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/8th, Calories: 228kcal, Carbohydrates: 13.5g, Protein: 5.5g, Fat: 17.5g, Sodium: 206.5mg, Fiber: 3.5g, Sugar: 9.5g
Freestyle Points: 7
Points +: 6