Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
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
Green Salad with Tangy Basil Vinaigrette Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 6 ingredients until blended. In a large bowl, combine salad greens and tomatoes. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition 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.

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