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Mint Salad Dressing Recipe

Fresh mint is a popular herb that will grow in almost any soil. Here it stars in a special salad dressing.–Suzanne McKinley, Lyons, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Mixed salad greens

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, water and mint. Simmer for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour. Strain and discard mint.
  • 2. Place olive oil in a small bowl; whisk in mint syrup. Whisk in lemon juice, salt and paprika. Drizzle over salad greens. Yield: 3/4 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 225 calories, 18 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 394 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.