Romaine Salad With Tangy Lemon-Dijon Dressing

Romaine Salad With Tangy Lemon-Dijon Dressing Recipe
Dress up a basic romaine lettuce salad with red onion and a homemade lemon and mustard dressing.


4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups salad and 1 1/2 tablespoons croutons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 82
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 1.9 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 9.3 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 524 mg
Calcium 46 mg


1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 cups torn romaine lettuce
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
Cracked pepper (optional)
6 tablespoons plain croutons


Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl, and stir with a whisk until well-blended. Combine lettuce and onion in a bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss well. Top with croutons. Sprinkle with cracked pepper, if desired.

October 1997
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