The EatingWell Diet House Salad

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The EatingWell Diet House Salad

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.

Yield: 4 servings, 1 1/2 cups each
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10


  • 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.

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Nutrition Per Serving

calories 71
fat 3 g (0 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 11 g
protein 2 g
fiber 3 g
sodium 334 mg
potassium 428 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (140% daily value), Vitamin C (30% dv), Folate (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat

From EatingWell The EatingWell Diet (2007)