Colorful Vegetable Salad
With its Christmasy colors, this salad is a very merry part of my holiday menu. It serves a big group, but since it also keeps well in the refrigerator, you can look forward to the tasty leftovers, too.
20 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 6 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 6 cups fresh cauliflowerets
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 large red onion, sliced
- 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained and sliced
- 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
- 2/3 cup canola oil
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes, onion
- and olives. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine dressing mix,
- oil and vinegar; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat.
- Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Yield: 20 servings.
Nutrition Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 94 calories,130 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 8 gm fat.
Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.