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Tomato Vinaigrette

 Tomato Vinaigrette
My mother-in-law gave me this recipe, and I've used it often. It's a nice change of pace from your basic lettuce and tomato salad.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 12 thick tomato slices
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 6 large lettuce leaves
  • Minced green onions
  • Minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Arrange tomato slices in an 8-in. square dish; set aside. In a small
  • bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and
  • mustard. Pour over tomatoes. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours.
  • To serve, place each lettuce leaf on an individual plate and top with
  • two tomato slices. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with onions and
  • parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 174 calories, 18 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 197 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1 vegetable.