Ham and Edamame Chop Salad


Ham and Edamame Chop Salad

EDR Ham and Edamame Chop Salad

This salad packs an extra punch of protein thanks to nutritious edamame! Plus, since it's loaded with other goodies, like ham, cheese, and fresh veggies, this Ham and Edamame Chop Salad from the "Diabetes Carb Control Cookbook" is a super choice when you're looking for a healthy and filling salad recipe.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill weed
  • 6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup fresh shelled edamame
  • 4 ounces extra-lean diced ham
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 2 ounces very thinly sliced reduced-fat Swiss cheese, torn in small pieces
  • 2 large hard boiled eggs, peeled and halved

What to Do

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the dressing ingredients.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, except the eggs. Cut the eggs in half, discard two yolk halves, and chop the remaining eggs. Add eggs to the salad with the dressing and toss until well coated.


Exchanges/Food Choices: 1/2 Starch | 2 Vegetable | 2 Lean Meat | 1/2 Fat


Nutritional Information: Calories 200 | Calories from Fat 80 | Total Fat 9g | Saturated Fat 2g | Trans Fat 0g | Cholesterol 70mg | Sodium 530mg | Potassium 720mg | Total Carbohydrate 15g | Dietary Fiber 4g | Sugars 5g | Protein 17g | Phosphorus 310mg


Copyright © 2014 American Diabetes Association. From Diabetes Carb Control Cookbook. Reprinted with permission from The American Diabetes Association. To order this book call 1-800-232-6733 or order online at ShopDiabetes.org.

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Ever since I learned that my grandson likes shelled edamame, I've been searching for more recipes, so I know how to use them. I'm not sure he if would like a salad, though. I'd like to see more recipes on this site that use edamame as the feature of a dish, not just as a green pea substitute.


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