Marinated Broccoli and Carrot Salad

It's easy to eat your veggies when crisp-tender broccoli and carrots are topped with bottled Italian dressing.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups broccoli flowerets
1/4
cup sliced carrot
1
medium green onion, sliced (1 tablespoon)
3
tablespoons low-fat Italian dressing
2
lettuce leaves
  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add broccoli, carrot and onion. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Boil 10 to 12 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 Toss vegetables with dressing. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Serve on lettuce leaves.

Expert Tips

Add a splash of color and extra nutrients by cooking 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper with the other vegetables.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.