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Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette for Two Recipe

Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette for Two Recipe

A tart and tangy dressing turns a basic salad into something special. It works for weeknight dining but is good enough for company and pairs perfectly with just about anything. —Kristin Rimkus, Snohomish, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 4-1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients until blended. In a large bowl, combine salad greens and tomatoes. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 84 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.