Simple Green Salad with Vinaigrette

Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Toss any lettuce or field greens you have on hand with this easy dressing of olive oil, vinegar, and Dijon mustard.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 49
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.2g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 189mg
  • Calcium: 46mg

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

Preparation

  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.
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