Thursday, August 16, 2012

Broccoli Salad ... Lighter Version!

I love broccoli salad, it was one of my favorites growing up.  BUT as I watch what I eat and working out my usual broccoli salad just doesn't work, I found a great version on Eating Well's Website and I must say it was pretty tasty.  I never have add water chestnuts to my previous versions and it gave it a nice crunch!  I recommend this as a great alternative for your summer snack.


INGREDIENTS


  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns
  • 1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
  • 3 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • Freshly ground pepper , to taste

PREPARATION


  1. Whisk garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and sugar in a large bowl. Add broccoli, water chestnuts, bacon, cranberries and pepper; stir to coat with the dressing.

NUTRITION


Per serving: 89 calories; 4 g fat ( 1 g sat , 1 g mono ); 8 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 4 g protein; 3 g fiber; 200 mg sodium; 193 mg potassium.



Sorry I didn't get a pretty plated picture of it.  Enjoy!!

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