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Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (5-ounce) package herb salad
  • 1 cup carrot ribbons
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion

Nutrition Information

  • calories 63
  • fat 4.6 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • sodium 94 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, minced shallots, and Dijon in a large bowl. Stir in sugar and salt. Add herb salad, carrot ribbons, and red onion; toss.

Cook's Notes

This recipe originally ran in Cooking Light January, 2011 and was updated for the November, 2012 25th anniversary issue.

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