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Summer Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of greens (mix lettuce with darker green leaves), torn into bite-size pieces
  • ½ cup of sun-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 can of mandarin oranges in light syrup (15 oz), drained
  • 8 oz of fresh mozzarella balls (conserved in water)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (can be one seasoned with basil or garlic)

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.

Notes

Fresh tomatoes can be used in place of sun-dried tomatoes; fresh mandarin oranges can be used in place of canned.

Total fat may be slightly higher than the sum of individual fat totals due to rounding or lack of available information (some food items in the software do not have an indicated breakdown of mono- and polyunsaturated fats).

Menu Suggestions

Serve with lean meat and crusty bread.

Courtesy of:
Raquel Pereira MS RD LD

Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe: 4
 
Amount Per Serving Calories 280
 
Total Fat 19.1g
Saturated Fat 9.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Sodium 113.4mg
 
Total Carbohydrate 14.3g
(after subtracting fiber = 11.1)
Dietary Fiber 3.2g
 
Protein 11.4g

Exchanges per Serving

1 Vegetable
1 Fruit
2 Medium-Fat Protein
2 Fat
 
1 Carbohydrate Choice