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Perfect Protein Salad

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  Butter lettuce head 2 Large
  Mushrooms 10 Medium
  Carrot 1 Medium, sliced
  Peanut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Spanish Style)
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Sunflower seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Wheat germ 2 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened granola type cereal 2 Tablespoon
  Bean sprouts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded jack cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain yogurt 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salad oil 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Avocado 1 Small
  Hard-cooked eggs 2 , quartered
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Line a large serving bowl with outer leaves of lettuce.
Tear inner leaves into bite-size pieces.
Place in bowl and mix with mushrooms, carrot, and peanuts.
Sprinkle in parsley, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, cereal, sprouts, and cheese.
In a small bowl, blend yogurt, oil, and lemon juice.
Pour dressing over salad; toss gently.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Peel, pit, and slice avocado.
Garnish salad with eggs and avocado slices.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2052 Calories from Fat 1315

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g234.6%

Saturated Fat 28.8 g143.9%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 557.3 mg185.8%

Sodium 1399 mg58.3%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.2%

Dietary Fiber 38.6 g154.5%

Sugars 29.5 g

Protein 89 g178.9%

Vitamin A 1644.7% Vitamin C 430.6%

Calcium 119.6% Iron 116.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Perfect Protein Salad Recipe