Winter Salad with Pistachios and Dried Apricots

winter-salad Leigh Beisch


  • Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Salad:
  • 1 (10-ounce) package gourmet salad greens
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped pistachios


1. To prepare dressing, combine all ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.

2. To prepare salad, combine all ingredients in a large bowl; add dressing.

    Prep: 10 minutes.
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 147
Fat per serving: 11g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 11g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 153mg
Calcium per serving: 56mg

Good to Know

Full of monosaturated fats, this salad is ideal for those following a heart-healthy diet. The salty-sweet combination of the pistachios with the dried apricots is perfect for a light lunch.