Full of Folate Salad

  • Makes4 servings
Full of Folate Salad

Who would think that a salad so tasty could be so good for you and your baby?


  • 1/2 garlic clove, minced

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1 tbsp orange juice

  • 4 tsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce

  • 2 cups baby spinach

  • 1 navel orange, peeled and sliced into pinwheels

  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted and sliced

  • 1/4 cup toasted sunflower seeds


  • In a small bowl, mash garlic and salt together. Add mustard, vinegar, orange juice and olive oil. Whisk until fully blended. Add coriander and whisk to blend.

  • In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce, spinach, orange and avocado slices. Drizzle on dressing and toss lightly. Garnish with toasted sunflower seeds.

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2005