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Lemony Sprouts Salad

 Lemony Sprouts Salad
I'M ACTIVE in co-op Extension work with the university and came home with this recipe, which was presented in a lesson on low-sugar and low-fat recipes. It makes an attractive dish for taking to a potluck. The lemony dressing makes it different and distinctive. -Ruth Hastings, Louisville, Illinois
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sweet red pepper

Directions

  • Place brussels sprouts and 1 in. of water in a saucepan; bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Rinse with cold water; drain and set aside. In a small
  • skillet, saute carrots in oil until tender; remove from the heat.
  • Toss sprouts with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Place lettuce in a
  • bowl; top with sprouts, carrots and red pepper. Refrigerate for 1
  • hour. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 125 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 5 g protein.