Whole Meal Salad
Serves: 1 | Serving Size: 1 salad
2 cups salad greens (romaine, spinach, or mixture)
1 cup chopped vegetables such as cucumber, frozen peas (thawed),onion, tomatoes, carrots, fresh mushrooms or bell peppers
1 egg, cooked and sliced
1 ounce chicken, beef, or pork (cooked and chopped) or a 1⁄4 cup canned beans, drained
1 tablespoon shredded cheese, chopped dried fruit, or chopped nuts
2 tablespoons low fat salad dressing
- Arrange greens on large plate or bowl.
- Add vegetables.
- Add egg, meat, or beans.
- Sprinkle with cheese, dried fruit, or nuts.
- Drizzle dressing over top.
Pair the salad with a whole grain roll and cup of nonfat milk for a balanced meal.