The EatingWell Diet House Salad
From EatingWell: The EatingWell Diet (2007)
Starting a meal with a “garden” or “house” salad at restaurants is a winning appetite-cutting strategy that works just as well at home. This everyday side salad is a breeze to make; try it with soup or a sandwich for lunch, or for your first course at dinner.
- 4 cups torn green leaf lettuce
- 1 cup sprouts
- 1 cup tomato wedges
- 1 cup peeled, sliced cucumber
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 1/2 cup chopped radishes
- 1/2 cup Sesame Tamari Vinaigrette (recipe follows), or other dressing
- Toss lettuce, sprouts, tomato, cucumber, carrots and radishes in a large bowl with the dressing until the vegetables are coated.
Per serving: 71 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 3 g fiber; 334 mg sodium; 428 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (140% daily value), Vitamin C (30% dv), Folate (16% dv).
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat
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- Preparation/ Technique
- Type of Dish
- Salad, side/appetizer
- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 15 minutes or less
- The EatingWell Diet (2007)