Chinese Salad Recipe
1 large head of bibb lettuce
1 large head of boston lettuce
2 stalks chinse cabbage
8 oz can bamboo shoots
1 cup bean spouts
1/2 cup soy french dressing
Rinse lettuce and cabbage leaves. Break into bite-size pieces. Place
in plactic bag or tightly covered container. Store in refrigerator 4
to 6 hours or overnight to crisp. Drain water chestnuts, bamboo
shoots, and bean sprouts. Rinse with cold water. Drain thoroughly.
Thinly slice the water chestnuts. Carefully pat greens dry with
towel. Place in wooden bowl. Cover with Soy French Dressing. Toss
lightly until all ingredients are coated. Food Exchange per serving:
1/2 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE; CAL: 40
Source: The Complete Diabetic Cookbook by Mary Jane Finsand Brought
to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.
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