Mix up these ingredients for a delicious and filling salad. Even diet dressings still have too many calories so it is best to make your own, and we have included a few options for you.
-2 ounces cold cooked chicken
-Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, celery, sprouts, as much as you want
-2 teaspoons of any clear (not creamy) dressing
-2 ounces hard cheese (Parmesan or Romano)
Slice chicken and vegetables, toss together with a dressing, and serve.
Vinegar and Herb Salad Dressing
-1 cup red wine vinegar
-½ cup chopped fresh herbs (basil, parsley, tarragon, dill, thyme, or any of these combinations)
In a small saucepan combine red wine vinegar and fresh herbs. Bring to a boil.
Cool and pour into a jar with a tight fitting lid and let stand at room temperature for several days.
Strain and use over any vegetable salad.
Other Dressing options:
You can also mix 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt with a pinch of fresh or dried herbs and use it as salad dressing.
Fresh lemon juice squeezed over a salad is also delicious and refreshing.