Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Practically Perfect Picnic Salad

Ahhh - the simple pleasure of the picnic! With grapes, beans, celery, and dressing, this salad makes the meal!

Author: California Table Grape Commission
Date: November 21, 2007

Suggestions: For picnic tips, see CalorieKing's library article "Hit the Road Jack – Alternatives to Fast Food on the Road".

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins


    1 cup California seedless grapes
    1 can (15 oz) small white beans, drained
    1/2 cup diced celery
    1/4 cup minced green onions
    2 Tbsp chopped parsley
    2 Tbsp vegetable oil, such as canola (for dressing)
    2 Tbsp lemon juice (for dressing)
    1 tsp Dijon-style mustard (for dressing)
    1/4 tsp salt (for dressing)
    1/4 tsp pepper (for dressing)
    3 - 4 lettuce leaves, or as needed


    SALAD: Combine grapes, beans, celery, onions, parsley and the lemon-mustard dressing; mix well. Serve on lettuce leaves.

    LEMON-MUSTARD DRESSING: Combine vegetable oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper. Mix well. Makes 1/4 cup.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:235 cals
Kilojoules:983 kJ
Fat:7.9 g
Carbohydrates:33.3 g
Protein:10.2 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:174 mg
Saturated Fat:0.7 g
Fiber:12.2 g
Calcium:101.0 mg
Total Sugars:5.5 g

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