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Low-Fat Wedge Salad with Smoked Tomatoes
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5 from 3 votes

Low-Fat Wedge Salad with Smoked Tomatoes

A light low-fat wedge salad alternative. If you can't get buttermilk, you can make your own by adding 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to half a cup of milk. Mix, stand for 5 minutes and you'll have some delicious buttermilk!
Servings: 2 -4


For the Low-Fat Wedge Salad:

  • 1 leaves small Iceberg lettuce

For the Smoked Tomatoes:

  • 6 Roma tomatoes

For the Low-Fat Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup full cream milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp smoky paprika
  • pinch cayenne pepper


To make the Smoked Tomatoes:

  • Preheat oven grill to high.
  • Turn on the medium gas hob on medium.
  • Place a wire rack over the hob and arrange whole Roma tomatoes on top. Using tongs, keep turning the tomatoes every 10 seconds or so, until the skins are lightly charred and beginning to break.
  • Transfer tomatoes onto a roasting tray and into the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, peel skins and place peel tomatoes in the fridge to cool.

To make the Low-Fat Dressing:

  • Mix milk with lemon juice in a jug. Set aside for 5 minutes, for the milk to curdle and turn into buttermilk.
  • Add paprika and cayenne pepper. Mix well. Set aside.

To assemble the Low-Fat Wedge Salad with Smoked Tomatoes:

  • Cut Iceberg lettuce into wedges and arrange on a flat serving platter.
  • Cut smoked chilled tomatoes in half lengthways and arrange around the lettuce wedges.
  • Drizzle the salad with Low-Fat Buttermilk Dressing.


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