Mixed Greens Salad with Eggs


Prep Time: 10 Mins

Cook Time: 10 Mins

Makes: 4 Servings


1 package (7 to 9 ounces) baby lettuce mix
4 roma tomatoes, sliced
4 hard-boiled EGGS, each cut into 4 wedges
1/2 cup part-skim shredded Mozzarella cheese


1. DIVIDE lettuce evenly among 4 serving plates.
2. TOP each with 1 sliced tomato and 4 egg wedges.
3. SPRINKLE each with 2 tablespoons cheese.

Serve with reduced fat vinaigrette, if desired.

Pro Tips

HARD-BOILED EGGS: PLACE eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. ADD cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. HEAT over high heat just to boiling. REMOVE from burner. COVER pan. LET EGGS STAND in hot water about 15 minutes for large eggs (12 minutes for medium eggs; 18 minutes for extra large). DRAIN immediately and serve warm. OR, cool completely under cold running water or in bowl of ice water, then REFRIGERATE.

Very fresh eggs can be difficult to peel. To ensure easily peeled eggs, buy and refrigerate them a week to 10 days in advance of cooking. This brief “breather” allows the eggs time to take in air, which helps separate the membranes from the shell. Hard-boiled eggs are easiest to peel right after cooling. Cooling causes the egg to contract slightly in the shell.

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