Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Quick Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Category: Salad, Appetizer
Style: Italian
Difficulty: Easy
Portion: Serves 2

1 pack prepared salad greens
1 large tomatoes, cut into segments
1/2 English cucumber, sliced
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1 clove crushed garlic
1 tsp ground mustard
1 pinch salt
black pepper to taste

In a large mixing bowl, add all ingredients of vinaigrette and whisk until combine. Or you can put all vinaigrette ingredients in a small no-leaking glass jar and shake until combine.
Put all salad ingredients into bowl. Mix until all vegetables are dressed with vinaigrette. Serve.

Store bought ready made salad dressings contains many unhealthy chemicals, including preservatives and stabilizers. Homemade salad dressings are much healthier and not difficult to make at all.

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