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We gave a classic chef's salad recipe a healthy makeover with our own homemade healthy Thousand Island dressing recipe and reduced-sodium cheese and turkey. Those swaps slashed 260 calories and nearly a day's worth of sodium (2,131 mg!) per serving compared with traditional recipes.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2013


Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Toss lettuce, chickpeas, eggs, cheese, turkey and carrot in a large bowl.

  • Combine mayonnaise, ketchup, relish and vinegar in a small bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad; gently toss to combine. Top with a generous grinding of pepper.

Nutrition Facts

about 2 1/2 cups
398 calories; protein 26.7g; carbohydrates 36.3g; dietary fiber 6g; sugars 13g; fat 16.5g; saturated fat 7.2g; cholesterol 228.3mg; vitamin a iu 11554.7IU; vitamin c 6.9mg; folate 130mcg; calcium 375.2mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 66mg; potassium 653.8mg; sodium 738.7mg; thiamin 0.2mg; added sugar 4g.

1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 lean meat, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 high-fat meat, 1/2 fat