Garden Salad with Herbed Vinaigrette

Tired of the same old salad? Make this pretty dressing of fresh herbs and tarragon vinegar for a refreshing change.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Salad

4
cups torn leaf lettuce
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
cup sliced radishes
1
large tomato, chopped

Vinaigrette

2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon dry mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons tarragon or white wine vinegar
2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 In large bowl, combine all salad ingredients.
  • 2 In small bowl or jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all dressing ingredients; blend or shake until sugar is dissolved. Add dressing to salad; toss gently to coat.

Expert Tips

For extra-fast preparation, use prepackaged torn lettuce and pre-sliced mushrooms. Both items are available in the produce department.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.