Recipe: Tossed Green Salad with Simple Vinaigrette Dressing
With so many varieties of greens at the market today, experiment and try some new ones!
Adding a tossed green salad to any meal is a great way to increase your vegetables. Dark leafy salad greens are packed with nutrition. The darker the leaves, the better the nutrients – so pass on the iceberg. With so many varieties of greens at the market today, experiment and try some new ones!
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When choosing the oil for the vinaigrette, remember to select unrefined or minimally refined, healthy artisanal varieties — or look for naturally flavored oils to increase the flavor profile. For an entrée salad, add your favorite protein, such as grilled chicken or tofu.
For the salad:
For the vinaigrette:
Optional dressing ingredients for added flavor:
1 serving equals 2 cups salad, 1 tablespoon dressing
Fat 18 g
Saturated fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fiber 5 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Sodium 150 mg