MyPlate Salad
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Go for more color with your vegetables! Have a variety of dark green, orange, red, yellow, and add in dry beans and peas. 

MyPlate Salad
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 bunch dark green leafy lettuce, gently rubbed under cold running water
  • 1 tomato, gently rubbed under cold running water, chopped
  • 1 carrot, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water, chopped or shredded
  • 1 cucumber, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water, chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 apple, gently rubbed under cold running water, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cooked ham or turkey, cubed
  • 1/2 cup cheese, shredded
  • low-fat salad dressing (optional)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Tear lettuce into bite-sized pieces. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix.
  4. Gently mix with your favorite dressing, if desired.
  5. Serve with whole grain bread and you have all 5 food groups!

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/4 of recipe):
  • Calories 120
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 140mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Total Sugars 9g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 45%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 2%