Creamy Caesar Salad with Feta Cheese

Enjoy this creamy Caesar salad with feta cheese topped with croutons that’s ready in 25 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Dressing

1/3
cup fat-free mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
garlic clove, minced
2
tablespoons skim milk

Croutons

4
whole wheat English muffins, split
Olive oil nonstick cooking spray
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder

Salad

6
cups torn mixed salad greens
12
cherry tomatoes, halved
1
large green bell pepper, chopped
4
oz. feta cheese, crumbled (3/4 cup)
  • 1 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients except milk; beat with wire whisk until smooth. Stir in milk. Set aside.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray cut surfaces of muffin halves with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with garlic powder. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large salad bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Add dressing; toss until well coated. Arrange salad on 4 individual salad plates. Top with croutons.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    830mg
    830%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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