Walnuts presentation

By Brady Merrick

Health benefits of eating walnuts

  • Cancer fighting properties
  • Helps with heart health
  • Weight control
  • Brain health
  • Helps prevent diabetes

Recipe: Salad of bitter greens and walnuts

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar, or white-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil, or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 16 cups washed, dried and torn mixed salad greens, such as escarole, chicory and/or radicchio
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Preparation of recipe

  1. Whisk together broth, vinegar, oil, shallots, mustard, salt and pepper in a large salad bowl. Add greens and toss thoroughly. Sprinkle with walnuts and additional pepper to taste

Fun fact

Walnuts date back to at least 7,000 BC and are the oldest tree nut known to mankind
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