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Quick veg salad

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This is a wonderful light salad. Serve it as a side alongwith sandwich or pasta of your choice.
Ingredients
  Smoked sweet paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon (For vinaigrette)
  Honey 1 Teaspoon (For vinaigrette)
  Torned sweet basil leaves 3 (For vinaigrette)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Heart of romaine 1 , rinsed and roughly chopped
  Grape tomatoes/Cherry tomatoes 10
  Cucumber 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  Chopped yellow onion/Chopped red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Croutons 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (of your choice)
  White wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon (For vinaigrette)
  Organic extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon (For vinaigrette)
  Garlic clove 1 Small, finely chopped (For vinaigrette)
Directions

1)Prepare and mix the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
2)Blend together white wine vinegar, honey, paprika, salt & pepper and extra virgin olive oil for about a minute.
3)Mix in chopped garlic and torned basil. Let the vinaigrette sit for about 15-20 minutes.
4)When ready to enjoy the salad, pour the vinaigrette over the salad.

Note:
1)If you do not like biting into the bits of garlic then you can give it a whack with your knife and then add it to the vinaigrette. Do remember to take the garlic out before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Feel: 
Crunchy
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Quick Veg Salad

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 292 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.6%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 281.9 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.2%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 7 g13.6%

Vitamin A 256.3% Vitamin C 59.8%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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