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Lemon SaladLemon Spritzed Salad
Serves: 1 | Serving Size: 3 cups


  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1 cup Bibb lettuce
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 tsp shaved fresh mozzarella
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Optional: 2 breadsticks for garnish


  1. Place the lettuces in a large bowl. Top with lemon juice and olive oil and toss well.
  2. Arrange the dressed lettuce on a large dinner plate. Put the tomato slices and shaved mozzarella on top.
  3. Drizzle tomatoes with balsamic glaze and arrange breadsticks on the side.

Close Up of SaladNutrition Information:

  • Serves 1. Each serving contains 69 calories, 3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 6 g sugar, and 3 g protein.
  • Each serving has 71% DV vitamin A, 66% DV vitamin C, 5% DV calcium, and 5% DV iron.

Chef’s Tips:

  • No Bibb lettuce? Try Romaine instead! And make sure that both the lettuces are washed, dried, and ready to serve before you assemble the salad.
  • Use a vegetable peeler to shave the mozzarella into thin strips.
  • Garnish the salad with an extra slice of lemon or lime.
  • Be sure to pile the lettuce as high as you can when you put it on the plate. This will make it look airy and light.
  • An ounce of Italian dressing is loaded with 150 calories, 17 grams of fat, and 450 milligrams of sodium. Lemon juice, on the other hand, weighs in at just 8 calories, 0 grams of fat, and 1 milligram of sodium per ounce. Plus, it’s full of flavor!
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