Mixed Green Salad

Garlic, basil and crushed red pepper flakes season the light vinaigrette that dresses this refreshing salad. A sprinkling of Parmesan cheese on top gives it even more flavor.

Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar plus 1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
6 cups torn salad greens
2 medium tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
1 medium cucumber, sliced
2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, basil and pepper flakes; shake well. In a salad bowl, combine the greens, tomatoes and cucumber. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; toss to coat.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (1 cup): Calories 110, Fat 10 g (Saturated Fat 2 g), Cholesterol 1 mg, Sodium 48 mg, Carbohydrate 5 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 2 g.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Jody Fisher Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

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