12 cups torn romaine lettuce
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 medium cucumber, halved, sliced
1/2 medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 medium red onion, cut into thin rings
1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Combine the above ingredients in a large bowl. Make the dressing and pour over the salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately after adding dressing.
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/8 tsp black pepper
Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously to mix well before pouring over the salad.
Yield: 12 servings
Per serving of 1 1/4 cups: 87 calories, 7 g (2 sat) fat, 196 mg sodium, 6 g carbs (2 g fiber), 2 g protein
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 fat, 1 vegetable
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I got this recipe 15-16 years ago from a Light & Tasty magazine.