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Wilted Green Salad Recipe

Wilted Green Salad Recipe

"My husband refused to eat wilted lettuce until I read this recipe suggested by a friend," says field editor La Vonne Hegland of St. Michael, Minnesota. "He likes this milder dressing with just a subtle hint of vinegar. Turkey bacon adds a satisfying crunch."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 6 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 turkey bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, toss the lettuce, spinach and onions; set aside. In a small saucepan, bring the vinegar, water, oil and sugar substitute to a boil. Pour over lettuce and toss; sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 cups) equals 71 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.