nutritional information

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 185
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Total Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 83 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Sugar: 6 g
Vegan

All-You-Can-Eat Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

All-You-Can-Eat Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

This supernutritious salad is just what you want toward the end of the work week. Get creative with your favorite greens, and take advantage of the opportunity to throw in leftovers from other recipes, such as extra ginger-carrot broccoli from the bento box and roasted vegetables from the Grilled Vegetable Wrap.
Salad
  • 1 head leaf or red leaf lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces, or 4 cups mesclun mix
  • 1 small head radicchio, torn into bite-sized pieces (2 cups)
  • ½ cup jicama cubes
  • ½ cup fresh peas or frozen peas, thawed
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped

1. To make Salad: toss together all ingredients in large bowl.
2. To make Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette: Whisk together lemon juice, mustard, and garlic in small bowl. Whisk in oil and basil.
3. To serve: top 2 1/2 cups Salad with 1 Tbs. Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette.

May/June 2010 p.67

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comments

I haven't made the salad but the dressing is DIVINE!!!

Sarah - 2014-07-20 00:11:22

Both salt and sweeteners cut the acidity of lemon. I'd add a pinch of salt and a teaspoon of agave nectar.

Brooke - 2013-08-20 22:41:01

I just tried the lemon dressing yesterday. It was heavy on the oil, otherwise, fantastic. I will cut down on the oil next time but I wish I knew of an oil substitue that would cut down on the lemon's acidity.

Jim Castronovo - 2012-10-04 14:29:46

Dressing looks good

Benjie bryan - 2012-05-08 22:00:08

Thank goodness! Finally... a recipe for salad!!!! YES!

Scott Membranialo - 2012-05-03 02:53:17

i want to eat that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

serena - 2011-04-13 13:27:38