This healthy side dish is delicious and beautiful! Fresh strawberries, toasted pecans and basil are served with creamy goat cheese and dressed with a Dijon vinaigrette.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, mustard, poppy seeds, and pepper. Add cucumber, celery, and radishes, stirring to coat.

  • Just before serving, stir strawberries, pecans, and snipped basil into cucumber mixture. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the strawberry mixture onto each lettuce leaf. Top each with about 1 teaspoon of the goat cheese. If desired, garnish with basil sprigs. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

73.3 calories; protein 1.9g 4% DV; carbohydrates 4.1g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.4g 6% DV; sugars 2.2g; fat 5.9g 9% DV; saturated fat 1.4g 7% DV; cholesterol 3.7mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 260.3IU 5% DV; vitamin c 13.3mg 22% DV; folate 17.6mcg 4% DV; calcium 33.3mg 3% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 14.6mg 5% DV; potassium 145.7mg 4% DV; sodium 78.6mg 3% DV.