Greens with Parmesan Vinaigrette

Greens with Parmesan Vinaigrette

5 Reviews
From the EatingWell Kitchen

Make a simple vinaigrette more interesting with freshly grated Parmesan.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ⅓ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens


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  1. Whisk together Parmesan, oil, vinegar, garlic and mustard. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Toss with salad greens.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 141 calories; 13 g fat(3 g sat); 2 g fiber; 4 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 128 mcg folate; 6 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 3,056 IU vitamin A; 18 mg vitamin C; 118 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 228 mg sodium; 363 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (61% daily value), Folate (32% dv), Vitamin C (30% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, ½ medium fat meat, 2 fat

Reviews 5

March 25, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Yummy & Easy to Make This is a great salad dressing. I accidentally added too much mustard, so I compensated by adding in more oil & vinegar. I also did not measure the cheese. All in all, I used the same basic recipe and it game out wonderfully. I put it over fresh field greens (spring mix) and added red onion, tomato wedges, sliced kalamata olives & hearts of palm. Everyone went back for seconds & dinner wasn't even served yet! I will definitely make this again. Pros: Delicious, Easy, No need to buy special ingredients
March 11, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Delicious! This dressing is the perfect level of creaminess without using mayo (which I do not like). I did not read the reviews before I made it, but I would agree that you could cut down on the amount of cheese to cut down on fat/cals. Instead of raw garlic, I used the pre-minced roasted garlic, which was a perfect compliment to the other ingredients. I ended up adding some water and blending to thin it out and make it a bit more smooth. Overall, wonderful natural recipe! Pros: Super tasty, Easy to make Cons: Too thick
February 08, 2011
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By: food
Awesome This is great! It's very easy to adjust the ingredients to suit your taste. I like more mustard, and I use less oil and cheese to keep the calories down. With 1/4 cheese, 2 tbs oil and more vinegar, the per serving calories (including greens) come out to about 100 calories instead of 150. If you're trying to stick to a 500 calorie dinner, this can make a big difference. If you're not a salad lover, this dressing might change your opinion. Pros: Easy, flavorful, adaptable
September 04, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This was seriously one of the best dressings I've ever had. I tossed it with a spring salad mix topped with grape tomatoes and red onion. I served the salad alongside the Eating Well Sausage, Mushroom, & Spinach lasagna ( Dinner was excellent that night.
June 01, 2010
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By: smisner6
This is amazing! Not sure what 1/2 tsp of garlic is, but we use 2 mid-large cloves. We also make it in large batches. Add a 1/2-1 tsp of anchovy paste for a Ceasar like dressing.
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