Grilled Vegetable Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke
This is a smart make-ahead dish because the vegetables can be grilled a few hours prior to assembling the salads.

Yield:

4 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 144
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 6.8 g
Carbohydrate 20.4 g
Fiber 5.2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 497 mg
Calcium 187 mg

Ingredients

Dressing:
1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
Salad:
1/4 pound green beans, trimmed
1/4 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed
1/4 pound carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick pieces
1 cup (1/2-inch-thick) slices red onion
Cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
6 cups torn romaine lettuce
1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes

Preparation

To prepare dressing, combine first 6 ingredients, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Cover and chill.

Prepare grill to medium heat.

To prepare salad, cook beans, peas, and carrots in boiling water 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge into ice water; drain. Place mixture in a large bowl, and add onion slices. Lightly coat vegetable mixture with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon pepper and garlic salt; gently toss to coat.

Place vegetable mixture in a wire grilling basket coated with cooking spray. Place grilling basket on grill rack, and grill 7 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Arrange 1 1/2 cups of lettuce on each of 4 salad plates. Divide the grilled vegetables and radishes evenly among servings. Serve 1/4 cup dressing with each salad.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Sandra Granseth,

Cooking Light

June 2004
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