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Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette 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:4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 89 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.