California Summer Salad

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California Summer Salad

California Summer Salad
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: No cooking required Source: California Strawberry Commission
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables, Fruits, Protein
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Low Sodium, Good Source of Fiber
Origin: American
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Vegetarian


1 container (8 ounce) fat-free plain Yogurt
2 tablespoons thawed Orange juice concentrate
2 tablespoons chopped fresh Basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1 tablespoon Honey
1 small head iceberg Lettuce cut into 8 wedges
8 fresh Apricots, halved and pits removed
1 pint basket of fresh Strawberries
1 Cantaloupe, seeded, sliced and rind removed
1/4 cup shelled and chopped natural Pistachios


To make dressing, in a bowl whisk yogurt, orange juice concentrate, basil and honey. To assemble salad, on individual serving plates (or on a platter) arrange remaining ingredients, dividing equally. Serve dressing on the side.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 237
Total Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat:
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 110 mg
Carbohydrates: 34 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 6 g
Vitamin A: 464 RE
Vitamin C: 97.5 mg
Calcium: 160 mg

Cook's Notes:

Recipe and Photo provided courtesy of the California Strawberry Commission. Copyright 2004, California Strawberry Commission. All rights reserved.

Use spinach, romaine or a lettuce blend if iceberg lettuce is not your style.