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Tossed Salad

The Best Tossed Salad

The best-tossed salad is prepared with fresh ingredients we all love and enjoy.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Course Salads and Veggies, Side Dish, Side Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 245 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 cups Mixed Greens or Plain Lettuce Iceberg Lettuce, Romaine, Butterhead or Arugula mixed with baby spinach.
  • 1 cup cucumber: seedless cucumbers.
  • 3- 4 radishes sliced
  • 1 cup cheery tomatoes halves, or regular tomatoes cut into cubes
  • ½ cup scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 - 2 carrots
  • 1 - 2 apples sliced or cubed

Ingredients for the Dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar apple cider, or balsamic
  • 1 fresh garlic clove crushed thinly
  • Seasoned with salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon honey agave or cane sugar, optional

Instructions
 

  • Wash, cut, slice, or cube, all vegetables.
  • Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add all the salad dressing ingredients in a small bowl, and with a whisk, mix until all the ingredients are well blended.
  • Toss the salad with the dressing and serve immediately.

Notes

  • This salad can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
  • Add other ingredients such as spinach, broccoli florets, and watercress.
  • Use a salad spinner to remove the water from the leafy vegetables after washing.
  • Add other fruits such as oranges, dried cranberries, and grapes.
  • For flavor enhancer, add bacon, smoked salmon, garlic shrimp, chicken breasts, olives, capers, cheese, or croutons.

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 3gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 62mgPotassium: 614mgFiber: 6gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 9088IUVitamin C: 37mgCalcium: 54mgIron: 1mg
Keyword best salad, Easy Meal, easy vegetables dish, lettuce, mixed greens salad, vegan, vegetarian
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