- Makes: 6 servings
- Serving Size: 2 1/2cup
- Carb Grams Per Serving: 17
assorted fresh beets without tops (4 medium)
torn romaine lettuce
red, yellow, and/or green pear or cherry tomatoes, halved
hard-cooked eggs, peeled and coarsely chopped
avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and chopped
turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
crumbled blue cheese
bottled light Italian salad dressing or desired light salad dressing
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Scrub beets. Trim off stem and root ends from beets. Wrap each beet in foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until you can easily pierce the beets with a knife. Cool about 20 minutes or until cool enough to handle. Peel and cut beets into 1-inch pieces.
- On a large platter, arrange lettuce, tomatoes, eggs, avocado, bacon, blue cheese, and beets. Drizzle with salad dressing. Makes 6 (about 2-1/2 cup) servings.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 210 cal., 13 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 113 mg chol., 351 mg sodium, 17 g carb. (7 g fiber, 10 g sugars), 8 g pro.