Recipe: Apple salad with figs and almonds
Dietitian's tip: Figs are a sweet fruit with soft flesh and tiny edible seeds. They are a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. You can eat figs raw, with or without their peel, or use them in baked goods.
- 2 large red apples, cored and diced
- 6 dried figs, chopped
- 2 ribs of celery, diced
- 1/2 cup fat-free lemon yogurt
- 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
- 2 carrots, peeled and grated
In a small bowl, combine apples, figs and celery. Add yogurt and mix thoroughly. Top with almonds and grated carrots. Serve.
Nutritional analysis per serving
|Serving size: About 3/4 cup|
|Total fat||1 g||Total carbohydrate||18 g|
|Saturated fat||trace||Dietary fiber||3 g|
|Trans fat||0 g||Sugars||3 g|
|Monounsaturated fat||1 g||Protein||2 g|