Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes
4 split-top whole-wheat hot-dog buns
1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
2 teaspoons dark wine vinegar
4 large romaine lettuce leaves, washed and chopped
2 medium red heirloom tomatoes, diced
1 Hass avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced
1/2 cup real bacon bits, like Hormel
Freshly ground black pepper
1. From a toaster, toast each side of buns.
2. In the large bowl, combine mayonnaise and merlot vinegar which includes a whisk. Fold in lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, and bacon. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Divide many people one of many buns; serve immediately.
Nutrition facts per roll: 245 calories, 13g protein, 29g carbohydrate, 10g fat (2g saturated), 5g fiber
Want Fries start? Recipe for Sweet Potato Fries
Yes, please! DiSpirito’s version has recently 58 calories with out fat per serving.
Step 1: Slice 2 medium sweet potatoes into 1/4-inch sticks. Put sticks within a large bowl and sprinkle generously with salt. Let sit 20 mins, then transfer to sponges to absorb moisture.
Step 2: Return sticks to bowl, mist with nonstick cooking spray, and season with 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves plus salt, pepper, paprika, and cayenne to taste.
Step 3: Spread sticks for a mesh wire rack fitted spanning a baking sheet (it’s okay without a rack). Bake from a 450-degree oven until tender, 35 to Forty-five minutes. Makes 4 servings.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, April 2011.