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Nutty Greens with Ranch Dressing

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 8

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Enjoy this easy-to-make vegetable salad with ranch dressing - ready in just 5 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
package (12-ounce size) soft silken tofu
1
envelope (1 ounce) ranch dressing mix
1/2
cup soymilk
1
bag (12 ounces) salad greens with red cabbage and shredded carrots (8 cups)
2/3
cup roasted soy nuts
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar or blue cheese (2 ounces)

Steps

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  • 1
    Place tofu, dressing mix and soymilk in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed until smooth and creamy.
  • 2
    Toss salad greens with tofu mixture in large serving bowl. Sprinkle with soy nuts and cheese.

Expert Tips

  • Use the ranch dressing mix that calls for milk and mayonnaise (not buttermilk and mayonnaise).
  • Bursting with fresh, good-for-you greens, this sensational salad makes it easy to get your "five (or more) a day" as it is high in vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and folic acid. Plus you're getting the heart-protective benefits of soy protein from the tofu, soy milk and soy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
330mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
2g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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