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Crisp Side Salad

 Crisp Side Salad
"The light dressing Craig Miller serves over his crunchy combination of colorful salad fixings contains just a hint of sweetness. "I like to make the dressing ahead to let the flavors blend," remarks the Torrance, California cook.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups torn salad greens
  • 3/4 cup sliced zucchini
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup seasoned croutons
  • 1 tablespoon whole almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar,
  • salt and pepper; shake well.
  • In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, zucchini, carrots, celery
  • and onions. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Top with the
  • croutons, almonds and sesame seeds. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 204 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.