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Caesar Salad

 
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 Servings: 6 (see below for lighter recipe)

Notes: This salad keeps for 3 days in a glass (not metal) bowl in the refrigerator, if well covered.

INGREDIENTS
3 cups broccoli flowerets
3 cups cauliflower flowerets
1 cup sliced red cabbage
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 cup Lighter Caesar Dressing (recipe follows) or bottled low-fat Caesar dressing
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

DIRECTIONS
1. Wash vegetables well; drain thoroughly. Combine all ingredients in a glass bowl and mix well. (Optional: Steam the veggies for 3 or 4 minutes if your prefer them softer.)

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories: 68; Fat: 2.2 grams; Carbohydrates: 8 grams; Protein: 6 grams
Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/4 Low-fat milk


LIGHTER CAESAR DRESSING
Yield: About 1 cup

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup non-fat yogurt
1/4 cup fat-free or low-fat mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice (to taste)
3/4 teaspoon salt (to taste)
Freshly ground pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS
1. Combine all ingredients and mix well; chill.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: (1 tablespoon)
Calories: 15; Fat: 0.6 grams; Carbohydrates: 2 grams; Protein: 1 grams Exchanges: 1/4 Low-fat milk


 
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