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Harvest Vegetable Salad

Chili powder and lime juice provide a zesty dressing to this salad, which is full of root vegetables.
Harvest Vegetable Salad

Recipe Source: What’s Cooking at USDA


  • 2 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup parsnips (peeled)
  • 1 cup carrot (peeled)
  • 1 cup turnip (peeled)


  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Combine romaine lettuce and cilantro, and divide onto four plates.
  2. Place parsnips, carrots, and turnips Into 1 quart of boiling water. Return water to simmer, cook vegetables for 2 minutes. Strain into a colander.
  3. Mix ingredients for the dressing right before use.
  4. Place hot vegetables on top of greens and top with homemade dressing.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol2 mg
Sodium220 mg
Total Carbohydrate16 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Total Sugars7 g
Added Sugars included1 g
Protein2 g
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