Mixed Green Salad with Chive Dressing

Mixed Green Salad with Chive Dressing

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From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 1996

Mustard, vinegar and chives bring their lively flavors to this simple salad.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar, or cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives, or chopped scallion greens
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Salad
  • 8 cups washed and torn salad greens
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumbers
  • ½ cup low-fat croutons

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  1. To make dressing: Combine oil, vinegar, mustard and sugar in a small glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add water and shake until smooth. Add chives (or scallion greens) and season with salt and pepper; shake again.
  2. To make the salad: Just before serving, toss salad greens with the dressing in a large salad bowl. Arrange carrots, cucumbers and croutons on top.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 129 calories; 7.0 g fat(1.0 g sat); 3.0 g fiber; 12.0 g carbohydrates; 3.0 g protein; 135.0 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 3.0 g sugars; 7646.0 IU vitamin A; 20.0 mg vitamin C; 75.0 mg calcium; 2.0 mg iron; 308 mg sodium; 480.0 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (153% daily value), Folate (34% dv), Vitamin C (33% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1½ vegetable, 1½ fat

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