Zesty Summer Salad

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(3) 1 Review
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
20
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1 cup each

Surprise additions, corn, jicama and mango turn a basic mixed green salad into something special!

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  • Mix dressing and lime juice.
  • Toss lettuce with peppers, jicama, mangos and corn in large bowl.
  • Add dressing mixture; mix lightly. Top with cheese.

Special Extra

Before juicing the lime, cut off the peel and finely chop it. Stir it into the prepared dressing before using as directed.

Grilling Summer Vegetables

Heat grill to medium heat. Remove husks and silk from 1 ear of corn. Place on grate of grill along with 1 red pepper. Grill 15 min. or until tender, turning occasionally. Cool. Cut kernels from corn; cut pepper into strips. Use instead of the canned corn and the raw red pepper.

Substitute

If fresh, ripe mangos are not available, jarred or frozen mangos are a great substitute.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center
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Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The red peppers in this tasty low-fat salad are an excellent source of vitamin C and the lettuce is rich in vitamin A! You'll also get over 1/2 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups vegetables per day.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 70
% Daily Value
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 60 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Faby_2173 | Wed, Oct 3 2007 2:43 PM

    Pienso que es una idea excelente, ya que debemos de cuidar nuestra alimentacion y la de nuestros hijos y me llamo mucho la atencion por sus ingredientes, aparte de que es facilisima de hacer, es nutritiva... gracias por compartirla con nosotros

  • salazar1775 | Mon, Jul 23 2007 11:38 PM

  • lauracedeno | Tue, Jul 10 2007 2:41 PM

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