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Tossed Salad with Simple Vinaigrette Recipe

Tossed Salad with Simple Vinaigrette Recipe

This simple salad has a light, fresh, flavor. Friends who eat this salad for the first time in my home ask for the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Dash each salt and pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the lettuce, cucumber, tomato, basil and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 48 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.