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Tossed Green Salad with Italian Dressing Recipe

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Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Total Time: Under 15 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Tossed Green Salad with Italian Dressing

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

This basic tossed green salad is a agreat accompaniment to Ready Spaghetti and other Italian-style dishes

Yield: Serves 6 to 8

INGREDIENTS

For the italian dresssing (makes about ¾ cup):

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

For the salad:

  • 8 to 10 cups mixed greens
  • 1 tomato, cut into bite sized pieces and drained
  • 6 green onions, including some tender green tops, sliced
  • 5 or 6 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, sliced lengthwise, seeded, and sliced (optional)
  • Italian Dressing (recipe follows)

Directions

To Make the Italian Dressing:

In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients.

To Make the Salad:

In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients and toss with enough dressing to coat.


© 2005 Maryanna Vollstedt

Editor's Note

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

142kcal (7%)
88mg (4%)
5g
1g
14g (21%)
0g
2g (10%)
10g
2g
0mg (0%)
2g
1g
15mg
237mg
147mcg RAE (5%)
12mg (20%)
33mg (3%)
1mg (5%)
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