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FOOD FUN: Layered Salad In A Glass Bowl

For people who love salad—and especially for those who don’t—a straight-sided 3-quart glass bowl makes those greens and other ingredients look so much more inviting.

So today’s tip is: Dig out your glass bowl, and if you don’t have one, get one. A glass mixing bowl doubles as a salad bowl/serving bowl.

The bowl in the photo is filled with a reduced-calorie, reduced-fat version of the Seven Layer Salad, created by Kraft. A few small changes to the classic recipe save you 80 calories and 8g of fat, including 2.5g of saturated fat, per serving.

Yet, this better-for-you version still has all seven layers of flavor. Prep time 20 minutes, rest time 1 hour.
RECIPE: REDUCED CALORIE/FAT SEVEN LAYER SALAD

Ingredients For 12 One-Cup Servings

  • 1 package (9 ounces) baby spinach leaves
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
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    Layer your favorite salad ingredients in a glass bowl. It makes salad look that much more inviting to hesitant eaters. Photo courtesy Kraft.
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat mayonnaise, sour cream or a combination
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices cooked lower sodium turkey bacon, chopped
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    Preparation

    1. LAYER first 4 ingredients in clear glass bowl.

    2. SPREAD mayonnaise evenly over salad to edge of bowl; sprinkle with cheese. Top with bacon.

    3. REFRIGERATE 1 hour. Toss just before serving.

    NOTE: The salad can be refrigerated up to 6 hours before serving. Keep the bacon out of the fridge—ideally, cook it shortly before serving—and add it just before you bring the bowl to the table.

    Find more recipes at KraftRecipes.com.
      

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