Green Salad with Vinaigrette
(Salad/Side Dish)


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


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

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

Calories: 49 (44% from fat). Fat: 2.4g (sat 0.3g, mono 1.7g, poly 0.3g). Protein: 1.5g. Carbohydrate: 7.2g. Fiber: 2.7g. Cholesterol: 0.0mg. Iron: 0.3mg. Sodium: 189mg. Calcium: 46mg.

SERVINGS: 4 (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.

Recipe from Cooking Light, SEPTEMBER 2003.