Lentilla Salad Recipe
1 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
1/2 cup chopped tomato
2 tbsp sliced scallions
2 tbsp salsa
2 tbsp low-fat sour cream
2 oz cooked lentils
3/4 oz shredded lowfat cheddar
1 6 flour tortilla, cut into
1 1/4 strips
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, tossing well to mix.
Makes 1 serving. Each serving provides 1 protein, 4 1/4 vegetables, 2
Breads, 20 optional calories.
Per serving: 287 calories, 16 gm protein, 10 gm fat, 36 gm
carbohydrates, 312 mg calcium, 412 mg sodium, 22 mg cholesterol, 5 gm
Source: Weight Watchers meeting Watertown NY Typed for you by Linda
Fields, Cyberealm BBS and home of Kook-Net Watertown NY 315-786-1120
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