Pasta Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
A nutritious salad where you can control the amount of carbohydrates (i.e pasta) if you are on a low carb diet.The same with the blue cheese dressing! If you want, reduce the dairy (saturated fats) in the salad. Very diabetic-friendly.
500g dried pasta
1 head Radicchio, torn into pieces
1 head of Romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
3 tablespoons lemon juice
½ cup assorted nuts
5 Roma tomatoes, cut into eighths
1 red onion, sliced
2 carrots, grated
4 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin
Kosher salt and ground pepper
Blue Cheese Dressing
The star part of this fresh summer recipe is the dressing. Low fat mayonnaise will reduce the amount of saturated fats in this dressing.
½ cup buttermilk
½ cup mayonnaise
Approximately 220 grams of sharp blue cheese, finely crumbled
1 teaspoon each of Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
And that’s it! The dressing can last in the fridge for one week, so you can make it before hand to save some time. As with any recipe, play around with ingredients and amounts to find something that you like to make and eat!
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