Roast Beef Salad

Lately, I have just been beyond tired of chicken salads. I need to eat light to keep my Weight Watchers Points low, but I was craving some red meat. I remembered that I had some leftover roast beef lunch meat in the fridge and I decided to put to use in a Roast Beef Salad Recipe that I had at a restaurant in NY. Of course the Roast Beef Salad I had there was a lot higher in calories, so I slimmed down the restaurant version to make it more Weight Watchers friendly. Using the butter lettuce instead of the Romaine Lettuce I always use was definitely a nice change too. And the mustard balsamic vinaigrette dressing complemented the roast beef and the blue cheese perfectly. It was amazingly delicious. And at just 5 Points per salad, I was able to indulge in a tasty dessert afterwards. This easy salad recipe is definitely a keeper!

Roast Beef Salad

This low calorie lunch recipe is a deliciously satisfying salad that adds some variety and flavor. Just 5 Points makes this Roast Beef Salad Recipe a real bargain.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups butter lettuce
  • 4oz lean roast beef lunch meat
  • 2 small Roma tomatoes, chopped into wedges
  • 1 small red onion, chopped into wedges
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Evenly divide the lettuce, roast beef, tomato, onion, and blue cheese among 2 bowls.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, water, mustard, salt and pepper, and then drizzle over the salads.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time:

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 2

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

Entire recipe makes 2 servings
Serving size is 1 salad
Each serving = 5 Points

PER SERVING: 210 calories; 7g fat; 13g carbohydrates; 21g protein; 3g fiber

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