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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 199.9
  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.4 mg
  • Sodium: 650.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 9.0 g

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No Lettuce Salad

Submitted by: AHAUNTEDPOET

Introduction

I never liked lettuce or any kind of dressing so it took me a long time to like salad. I eat lettuce now, but until then, I had to create yummy alternatives. This salad is filled with healthy (Mediterranean) fats, protein, fiber and nutrients. There is enough moisture from the ingredients that a dressing is not required. However, a balsamic drizzle is a de-lish addition if desired.

Lovely as a light lunch and pleasing to the (dairy friendly) vegetarian. When recipe is doubled, it's perfect for potlucks and picnics since there is no dressing.
I never liked lettuce or any kind of dressing so it took me a long time to like salad. I eat lettuce now, but until then, I had to create yummy alternatives. This salad is filled with healthy (Mediterranean) fats, protein, fiber and nutrients. There is enough moisture from the ingredients that a dressing is not required. However, a balsamic drizzle is a de-lish addition if desired.

Lovely as a light lunch and pleasing to the (dairy friendly) vegetarian. When recipe is doubled, it's perfect for potlucks and picnics since there is no dressing.

Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    2 fresh beets, boiled
    10 jumbo black olives
    1/2 Avocado, cubed
    2 oz part skim mozzarella cheese, cubed
    Sea Salt
    Ground pepper

Directions

Boil the beets until tender when pierced with a fork (like potatos). Drain carefully (maybe wear black - beet juice stains). Allow beets to cool; slice beets into bowl. Add black olives. Cube the mozzarella; add to beet mixture.

Halve avocado; remove pit. Score the avocado lengthwise and across while in the skin. Use a spoon to turn the cubed avocado out of its skin into the bowl with the beets.

Salt and pepper to taste.

Toss lightly and serve.

Serves two.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AHAUNTEDPOET.






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  • I love beets! By adding leftover grilled tuna, I turned this into a main dish salad. I also added large diced English cucumber for crunch. - 2/13/11

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  • This recipe was delicious! I didn't have any avocado, so I used celery and it tasted great. My 4 year old ate it with me for lunch and asked for seconds :) Definitely a keeper! - 2/7/11

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  • This sounds delicious! - 3/19/09

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