- 1 head red or green leaf lettuce, deveined (optional) and torn into bite-size pieces (about 10 cups of lettuce)
- 1 fresh pear, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
- 5 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
- 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
- 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar (such as Nakano)
Combine lettuce, pears, blue cheese, and walnuts in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with rice vinegar and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Yield: about 11 cups.
Serving size: 2 cups.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 122 calories, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 282 mg, Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate. Carbohydrate choices: 1.
This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.