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Tossed Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

You'll be surprised how flavorful this reduced fat blue cheese dressing is."

Ingredients

1 small garlic clove, peeled
1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1 ounce blue cheese, crumbled
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
4 tablespoons 2% milk
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Salt to taste
8 cups assorted lettuces (about 20 oz.), washed, dried and torn into bite-sized pieces *
16 cucumber slices
16 cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Instructions

In a Cuisinart® food processor fitted with the metal blade process garlic until minced, about 5 seconds. Scrape bowl. Add mayonnaise, blue cheese, vinegar and mustard; process until smooth, about 10 seconds.
Scrape work bowl. Add milk, pepper and salt; process to combine, about 10 more seconds.
Place lettuces in a large bowl. When ready to serve, add dressing and toss to evenly coat. Mound 1 cup of lettuces on each salad plate. Top with 2 cucumber slices and 2 cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts.

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Servings

Makes 8 servings

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Calories 165 (49% from fat) · carbo. 16g · prot. 5g · fat 9g · sat. fat 2g· chol. 7mg · sod. 230mg