Healthified Layered Vegetable Salad

65% fewer calories • 77% less fat • 75% less sat fat than the original recipe. So many scrumptious layers with so much less fat—enjoy!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Salad

6
cups torn mixed salad greens, such as Italian blend
2
cups small broccoli florets
1
cup shredded carrots
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, cooked, drained
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
2
medium stalks celery, thinly sliced (1 cup)
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked, drained and crumbled
5
medium green onions, thinly sliced (5 tablespoons)

Dressing

3/4
cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
3/4
cup buttermilk
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (2 oz)

  • 1 Place salad greens in large salad bowl. In order given, layer remaining salad ingredients over greens.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients except cheese until well blended. Spoon dressing over salad; sprinkle with cheese. Toss salad to coat.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Assemble salad ingredients; cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours. Mix dressing; cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours. Just before serving, top salad with dressing and cheese; toss to coat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.