Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

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Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette Recipe
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Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

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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
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

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

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.
Originally published as Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 89 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 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
  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.
Originally published as Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p17

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kimspacc User ID: 1340117 259129
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2017

"Great flavor!"

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JenEichlet User ID: 6609359 191113
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2012

"Made this salad to go along with the Makeover Linguine with Ham & Swiss. What a great combo! This salad was super easy to make and full of flavor. It was a nice change from the "classic" salad. My husband is not very adventurous with salads but absolutely loved this one."

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