In a large bowl, mix vinegar, olive oil and garlic. Mound greens in bowl. Sprinkle raisins on top. Shave Parmesan onto salad and sprinkle generously with pepper. To serve, lift with two forks or spoons to mix; add salt to taste.In a large bowl, mix vinegar, olive oil and garlic. Mound greens in bowl. Sprinkle raisins on top. Shave Parmesan onto salad and sprinkle generously with pepper. To serve, lift with two forks or spoons to mix; add salt to taste.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon minced garlic

Procedure

Salad

  • 1 Package (12 ounces) prepared salad mix containing iceberg and romaine lettuce, carrots and red cabbage
  • 3/4 Cup California raisins
  • 2 Ounces Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Salt

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 49%); Total Fat 10 ( Saturated Fat 3; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 5; Sodium 200; Potassium 349; Total Carbohydrate 19; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 16; Protein 5; Calcium 170; Iron 1;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.