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Mixed Green Salad

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

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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 110 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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