Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Apple and Celery Salad with Orange-Scented Dressing

(makes 4 servings)

1tart sweet apple, 6 ounces (180 g), with peel, cored and chopped
3ribs of celery, thinly sliced, about 1 1/2 cups (180 g)
1tablespoon (15 ml) chopped walnuts
2tablespoons (30 ml) fat-free mayonnaise
2tablespoons (30 ml) nonfat plain yogurt
1teaspoon (5 ml) grated orange zest
1tablespoon (15 ml) fresh orange juice
6cups (336 g) mixed salad greens
  1. Place the apple, celery, and walnuts in a bowl.
  2. In a small cup, combine the mayonnaise, yogurt, zest, and juice. Mix well. Toss with apples mixture.
  3. To serve, divide the greens onto 4 plates and top each with 1/4 of the dressed salad.
Per serving:66 calories (20% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 2 g total fat (0.2 g saturated fat), 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium
Exchanges:1/2 carbohydrate (1/2 fruit), 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat



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