May 24, 2006
A Different Kind of Salad
Tired of the same old lettuce salad over and over again? Try this recipe for a different kind of salad.
Serves 6; 1/2 cup per serving
A sprinkling of crumbled feta tops this mix of fresh spinach, sweet grape tomatoes, artichokes and basil.
7 ounces grape tomatoes, halved (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 ounce fresh spinach leaves, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
1/2 14-ounce can quartered artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves (about 1/3 ounce)
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
1 ounce fat-free or reduced-fat feta cheese, rinsed and drained, crumbled
In a large bowl, toss together all the ingredients except the feta. Sprinkle with the feta.
Nutrition Analysis (per serving)
Total Fat 0.0 g
Saturated 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated 0.0 g
Monounsaturated 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 232 mg
Carbohydrates 6 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugar 3 g
Protein 2 g
Posted by Lisa at May 24, 2006 9:47 AM
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