This salad is not only easy to make, but it's packed with protein, raw vegetables and a lowfat homemade dressing. It is perfect to serve on a hot summer night!
4 tbsp lowfat mayonnaise
4 tbsp lowfat plain yogurt
2 tbsp red wine vinegar (can use white wine vinegar)
salt and pepper
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
1.5 cups whole green beans (can cut into 1 inch)
1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
2 12 oz cans of tuna, drained and flaked
chopped parsley to garnish (not necessary)
To make the dressing, combine mayonnaise, yogurt and vinegar in a bowl. Stir together. Add salt and pepper as desired. Make sure ingredients are well blended.
Put the tomatoes, beans and zucchini in a bowl. Pour over the dressing and marinate for about 1 hour.
Arrange salad greens in a serving bowl and drain and flake tuna.
To serve, add vegetables and tuna to salad greens and mix. Garnish with chopped parsley.
Although it may appear that there is a lot of dressing, rest assured that the dressing is properly proportionate and not overpowering.