This quick and refreshing salad makes a great side dish to help round out your meal.
Recipe Courtesy of Dairy Council of California
This recipe contains vegetables, non-fat dairy and heart-healthy fats, fitting perfectly into the DASH diet recommendations. Consider adding some lean protein and a whole-grain side like brown rice to make it a complete meal.
2 large vine-ripe tomatoes
1 large cucumber
1 green onion
3 teaspoons sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
¾ cup plain nonfat yogurt
Salt and pepper to taste
Slice tomatoes, cucumber, and green onion to desired size. Place vegetables in a bowl and toss in the sunflower seeds.
Mix together vinegar and yogurt. Pour over salad and mix. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Per serving: 119 calories, 2 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 20 g carbohydrates, 8 g protein, 4 g fiber, 61 mg sodium, 169 mg calcium. (no K or Mg listed)