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Mixed Greens with Bacon-Horseradish Dressing

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Turkey bacon is slightly lower in fat than regular bacon, but you can use regular if you prefer. The carbo rating will be the same.

Ingredients

  • 6 turkey bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 72
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 3.8 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 288 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place bacon on a microwave-safe plate lined with paper towels. Microwave at HIGH 5 minutes. Remove from microwave, and crumble bacon.

  2. Combine buttermilk and next 4 ingredients, stirring well with a whisk.

  3. Combine salad greens and mushrooms; arrange evenly on salad plates. Spoon 2 tablespoons buttermilk dressing over each salad; sprinkle evenly with bacon. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper, if desired.

  4. carbo rating: 3

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