Hearty Asian Lettuce Salad Recipe
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Hearty Asian Lettuce Salad Recipe

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It may sound nutty, but this vegetarian version of your favorite restaurant salad packs in 13 grams of protein and is bursting with juicy flavor. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame
  • 3 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sesame ginger salad dressing
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 4 radishes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 329 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 430 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Prepare rice and edamame according to package directions.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, rice and edamame. Drizzle with salad dressing and toss to coat. Divide salad mixture between two plates; top with orange segments, radishes and almonds. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Asian Lettuce Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2012, p52

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 329 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 430 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Mar. 29, 2012

"I tried this recipe last week for my husband and me, and we enjoyed it so much that I made this salad again for a potluck. It went over well there too!I didn't use the radishes as we really don't care for them. I used 2 oranges instead of one when making the salad the second time. I did find the ginger sesame dressing, but only in a pricey brand so I made my own Asian style dressing. We loved it and I can't imagine that the other dressing would have tasted any better than this. A definite keeper recipe!"

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Reviewed Mar. 28, 2012

"I couldn't find the ginger sesame dressing so I used Asian style sesame dressing it was ok."

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