Fig and Blue Cheese Salad

Fig and Blue Cheese Salad

Fig and Blue Cheese Salad

You can add grilled chicken to this for a delicious main dish salad. For gluten free, make sure your dressing is gluten free or make your own.

Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: none
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

6 ounces lettuce, mixed greens
2 ounces dates, chopped
8 figs, dried such as Mission Figs, chopped
1/4 cup blueberries, dried
1/4 cup blue or gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup salad dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, low fat, gluten free
1/4 onion, red, chopped or sliced
2 tablespoons nuts, walnuts, chopped

Preparation: Place all ingredients in a large salad bowl and gently toss and serve.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 140 calories, 5 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 3 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 330 mg sodium; WW Points Plus value 4

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The Wedge Salad

The Wedge Salad

The Wedge Salad


Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Comments: An old time favorite! For gluten free,make sure you choose a salad dressing that is gluten free.
Ingredients:

1 head lettuce, iceberg
4 slices bacon, center cut, low sodium, browned and crumbled
1/3 cup cheese, blue, crumbled
2 tomato(es), large, chopped
1/4 onion(s), red, chopped
1/3 cup salad dressing, blue cheese, low calorie, gluten free, or ranch

Preparation: Remove core from lettuce. Cut into 4 large wedges or thick slices and chill. Serve on individual plates with crumbled bacon, chopped tomatoes, blue cheese, chopped onions and dressing on top.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 140 calories, 8 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 8 g protein, 11 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 500 mg sodium; WW Points Plus value 4

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Tomatoes with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Tomatoes with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Tomatoes with Bacon and Blue Cheese

When summer tomatoes are in season, this is a great way to enjoy them.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

When summer tomatoes are in season, this is a great way to enjoy them.

Ingredients:

3 tomatoes, large
1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
3 slices bacon, reduced sodium
1/4 onion, red, finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon vinegar, balsamic

Preparation: Layer the bacon between paper towels and microwave for 2 minutes or until cooked. Slice tomatoes and arrange on a plate. In a small bowl, mix olive oil, vinegar, chopped onions, and blue cheese. Pour the dressing over the tomatoes and top with crumbled bacon.
Nutrition: Per Serving About: 140 calories, 9 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 5 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 190 mg sodium; WW Points Plus value 4

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