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Simple Green Salad with Vinaigrette

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
Toss any lettuce or field greens you have on hand with this easy dressing of olive oil, vinegar, and Dijon mustard.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 cups torn curly leaf lettuce
  • 1/4 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

Nutrition Information

  • calories 49
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 7.2 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 189 mg
  • calcium 46 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine minced onion and vinegar in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Add oil, salt, pepper, and mustard; stir well with a whisk.

  2. Place the lettuce, sliced onion, and tomatoes in a large bowl; toss gently to combine. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad; toss gently to coat.