Dining with D’Amico: Southwestern Salad

Healthy eating and college don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand, but knowing the right tricks can help turn eating right into a daily routine. So have a seat and dine with D’Amico, your guide for navigating the health-food scene without taking a chunk out of your schedule.

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Looking for a pick-me-up salad after a hard workout? It’s vegetarian, packed with protein and so delicious. It is also a great way to revamp some foods you may have laying around the kitchen. Take five minutes out of your busy day to try this salad-you won’t be disappointed.

 

You’ll Need:

1 Morningstar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger
1 slice reduced fat American cheese
2 cups spring mix
½ tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Mrs. Dash tomato basil garlic seasoning

Directions

1. Heat burger in microwave for 1 minute and 20 seconds

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2. Top with cheese and microwave for remaining 10 seconds

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3. Cut burger into bite size pieces and spread over spring mix

4. Drizzle salad with olive oil and vinegar

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5. Top with seasonings (feel free to add any you like)

6. Enjoy!