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Green Chili Vegetable Salad


Green Chili Vegetable Salad

Green Chili Vegetable Salad

Using nonfat mayonnaise in place of regular mayonnaise in this wonderfully creamy dressing reduces the fat by more than 10 grams per serving and the cholesterol by 8 grams.

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

4 cups torn washed romaine lettuce leaves
1 large green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
3 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat colby or Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
1 can (4 ounces) diced green chilies, drained
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Preparation

  1. Combine lettuce, bell pepper, tomatoes and cheese in large bowl. Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, green chilies and cumin in small bowl.
  2. Add dressing to salad; toss to combine.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 1-3/4 cups salad
Fiber 4 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 2 g
Calories from Fat 18 %
Calories 81
Protein 4 g
Sodium 168 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 3

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