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Santa Fe Green Salad

Yield 2 servings.
Serve Santa Fe Green Salad with low-fat enchiladas or burritos.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup torn fresh spinach
  • 1 cup torn romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup seeded, chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup julienne-sliced jicama
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced zucchini
  • 1 (8 1/2-ounce) can no-salt-added whole-kernel corn, drained
  • 2 tablespoons (1/2 ounce) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 158
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 24.5 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 91 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Position knife blade in a miniature food processor bowl; add first 9 ingredients. Process until smooth, and set aside.

  2. Combine spinach and lettuce in a bowl; toss well. Place 1 cup salad greens on each of 2 salad plates. Combine tomato and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon tomato mixture evenly over salad greens. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese. Drizzle cilantro dressing mixture evenly over salads.

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