The Wedge

The Wedge

Forget iceberg; the traditional Wedge salad is better with Romaine lettuce and a healthier ranch-style dressing.

From EatingWell: February/March 2006, EatingWell Serves Two
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 15


  1. 2 heart of romaine, quartered lengthwise and cores removed
  2. 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  3. 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  4. 2 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  5. 1/2 cup Buttermilk Ranch Dressing, (recipe follows)


Place 2 romaine quarters on each of 4 salad plates. Sprinkle with chives, bacon and blue cheese. Drizzle with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing.

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Nutrition Per Serving: 111 calories; 8 g fat (3 g sat, 2 g mono); 17 mg cholesterol; 5 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 1 g fiber; 481 mg sodium; 97 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Folate, calcium, potassium.

Carbohydrate Serving

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