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Quick Calico Salad Recipe

Quick Calico Salad Recipe

This is a light, colorful and tasty salad. Fortunately, it travels well because it's an expected dish at my family reunions.—Joanne Neuendorf, Potosi, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another bowl, combine the sour cream, milk and salad dressing mix. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Stir in sunflower kernels and bacon. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 86 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 86 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.