Quick Tossed Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette Recipe

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Quick Tossed Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette Recipe
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Quick Tossed Salad with Homemade Vinaigrette Recipe

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Salad's never been speedier than this! Gather up a few greens and vegetables, then make your own dressing by mixing together a mere five ingredients you most likely have right on hand.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • Romaine or other lettuce
  • Tomatoes, mushrooms, cucumber, olives and/or other vegetables of choice
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; shake well. In a large bowl, combine lettuce and vegetables. Add the dressing and Parmesan cheese if desired; toss to coat. Yield: 1/2 cup dressing.
Originally published as Italian Salad in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p11

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 142 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • Romaine or other lettuce
  • Tomatoes, mushrooms, cucumber, olives and/or other vegetables of choice
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional
  1. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; shake well. In a large bowl, combine lettuce and vegetables. Add the dressing and Parmesan cheese if desired; toss to coat. Yield: 1/2 cup dressing.
Originally published as Italian Salad in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p11

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Rockamama User ID: 1263362 48222
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"I agree, this was just okay. Seems like it's called "Italian salad" only because of the 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning! I would add some sliced pepperoncini."

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Swtbby User ID: 5624547 15835
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2010

"The salad was good, but the dressing was just okay. I would make it again, but it's not my absolute favorite."

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