Chopped Salad

Chopped Salad

Crunchy vegetables and tangy blue cheese combine in this simple, delicious salad.

From EatingWell: The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 15

Ingredients

  1. 1 shallot, minced
  2. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  4. 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  5. 1 chopped red bell pepper
  6. 1 cup chopped carrots
  7. 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese

Preparation

Whisk together shallot, oil and vinegar. Combine lettuce, bell pepper and carrots. Toss the vegetables with the dressing and cheese.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 147 calories; 11 g fat (4 g sat, 7 g mono); 11 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 3 g fiber; 225 mg sodium; 356 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat meat, 1 1/2 fat