“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Garden Italian Salad

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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Garden Italian Salad. To make this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Broccoli Florets, Cauliflower Florets, Carrot Green Pepper, Celery, Cucumber, Fat Free Italian Dressing, Cherry Tomatoes, and Mushrooms. There’s 34 calories and 6 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Garden Italian Salad
Get a hearty dose of veggies with this easy and authentic Mediterranean dish!

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: at least 4 hours

1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup cauliflower florets
1/2 cup sliced carrot
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/2 medium cucumber, sliced
1/2 cup prepared fat-free Italian salad dressing
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

Directions
Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 1 cup

1 – Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil in a large pot. Drop in broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots and blanch for 3 minutes. Remove vegetables and run cold water over them to cool. Drain well. In a large bowl, toss together broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, green pepper, celery, and cucumber. Pour dressing over mixed vegetables. Cover the bowl and allow to marinate for at least 4 hours. Add tomatoes and mushrooms just prior to serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 34 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 239 mg, Fiber: 2 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/salads/garden-italian-salad/

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