EatingWell Power Salad

Submitted by: Justin Farrar
A take on a traditional chef’s salad that is anything but light fare when it’s heaped with meats and cheeses. Our version keeps the satisfaction factor with lean turkey breast and reduced-fat Swiss cheese—and adds plenty of colorful vegetables to the mix.

Serves: 2
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

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Ingredients

6 cups mixed greens
1 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons chopped red onion
1/4 cup dressing, such as Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
10 cherry tomatoes
4 slices roast turkey breast, cut up (3 ounces)
2 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese, cut up (2 ounces)

Method

Toss greens, carrots, onion and dressing in a large bowl until coated. Divide between 2 plates. Arrange tomatoes, turkey and cheese on top of the salad.

Per serving: 180 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 27 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrate; 21 g protein; 6 g fiber; 757 mg sodium; 956 mg potassium. Nutrition bonus: Vitamin A (290% daily value), Vitamin C (70% dv), Folate (55% dv), Calcium (40% dv).

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