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Melon and butter lettuce salad

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Melon and butter lettuce salad

1 small head butter lettuce, chopped (approximately 3 cups)
2 cups cubed cantaloupe
1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
1 small green pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons salad oil
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons vinegar

Place lettuce, melon, cucumber, and green pepper in a salad bowl. Whisk together salad oil, pepper, and vinegar and pour over salad. Toss salad and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 61
  Carbohydrate: 6 g
  Protein: 1 g
  Fat: 4 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 6 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable, 1 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 1/2




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