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Black Pepper-Parmesan Wedge Salad

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 lettuce wedge and about 2 tbsp. dressing)


  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, finely grated and divided (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, cut into 4 wedges
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
  2. Top lettuce wedges evenly with dressing, remaining 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, and chives.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 92

Fat 5.9g; saturated fat: 1.1g; monosaturated fat: 2.8g; polyunsaturated fat 1.6g; protein 4g; carbohydrate: 6g; fiber: 2g; cholesterol: 6mg; iron: 1mg; sodium: 260mg; calcium: 102mg; sugars: 3g; est. added sugars: 0g.

Source: Robin Bashinsky

See the next article for another delicious salad idea, and soup to accompany your garden-fresh creations!