Elegant Tossed Salad

Impress someone special with this delightful salad of greens, mushrooms and leeks with a homemade Parmesan-Dijon dressing.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 2

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
2
teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups assorted bite-size pieces salad greens (2 oz)
1/2
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4
cup thinly sliced leek
Croutons, if desired

  • 1 In tightly covered container, shake oil, vinegar, cheese, mustard and salt until well blended. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 2 In large bowl, place salad greens, mushrooms and leek. Add dressing; toss to coat. Garnish with croutons.

Expert Tips

Experiment with salad greens! The produce and deli areas in many supermarkets have a vast assortment. Splurge on a mixture of organic salad greens.

Leery of leeks? Thinly sliced red onions make an attractive and flavorful stand-in.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
155
(
Calories from Fat
135 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15 g
15 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
470 mg
470 %;
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
4 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
36%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.