Everyday Side Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
This is my essential, everyday side salad—the side that goes with absolutely everything—and a mainstay on my dinner table.
Prep Time7 mins
Total Time7 mins
Servings: 4 servings
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- .125 tsp salt
- .125 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 4 cups shredded iceberg lettuce ,
- .5 medium sliced1 roma tomato chopped
- 1 carrot medium
- .25 medium red onion grated
- 1 cucumber thinly sliced
In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar (start with 1 ½ tablespoons vinegar and add more—up to another 1/2 tablespoon) if desired), oil, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, toss all the veggies. Cover and refrigerate if not serving right away. When you’re ready to serve, toss the veggies gently with the vinaigrette.
1 serving salad with vinaigrette (1/4 of entire recipe): 1 WW Freestyle point
1 serving salad *without* vinaigrette: 0 WW Freestyle points
30 calories, 0g fat, 0g sat fat, 0mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 7g carbs, 4g sugar, 2g fiber, 1g protein
Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 33mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g