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California Chopped Salad

Per Serving

California Chopped Salad

Makes: 8
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 80
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 60 mg (without added salt)
Protein 2 g
Choices: Vegetable 1, Fat 1
  • Makes: 8
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


1 med. cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded, and diced
1 med. red pepper, diced
1 med. yellow pepper, diced
2 med. carrots, peeled and diced
5 med. plum tomatoes, diced
2 scallions, thinly sliced
4 cups fresh spinach leaves or other greens
Salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 garlic clove, minced
3 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cucumber, red pepper, yellow pepper, carrots, plum tomatoes, and scallions. On a serving platter or in a serving bowl, place the spinach leaves or other desired greens. Set aside.
  2. Whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, and garlic. Slowly add the oil, salt, and pepper and whisk well. Pour over the chopped vegetables and then turn out the chopped salad onto lettuce leaves and serve.

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