Mixed Green Salad Recipe
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Mixed Green Salad Recipe

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Garlic, basil and crushed red pepper flakes season the light vinaigrette that dresses this refreshing salad. A sprinkling of Parmesan cheese on top gives it even more flavor. -Jody Fisher Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar plus 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 6 cups torn salad greens
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 110 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, basil and pepper flakes; shake well. In a salad bowl, combine the greens, tomatoes and cucumber. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mixed Green Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2004, p36

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 110 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2011

Very fresh tasting salad. My family prefers homemade dressings to the store bought. I cubed the vegetables instead of slicing.

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