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Sliced Tomato with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Yield 2 servings.
This quick-fix salad complements most chicken, turkey, beef, or pork entrees.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 2 red leaf lettuce leaves
  • 1 (1/4-inch-thick) slice sweet onion, separated into rings

Nutrition Information

  • calories 61
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 8.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 52 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Set aside.

  2. Arrange tomato slices evenly on 2 lettuce-lined plates. Arrange onion over tomato. Drizzle vinegar mixture evenly over salads.

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