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Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Even when there are just two at the table, Sandy Hunt, Racine, Wisconsin, sees to it that her salads are well-dressed for dinner. "I keep a bottle of this light dressing in the fridge," she says.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    2/3 cup


  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Salad greens and vegetables of your choice


  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. Serve over salad.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 49 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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  • ebramkamp
    May 28, 2016

    Simple and flavorful. I used a bit more freshly ground black pepper for our tastes. The fresh basil is a must. It's really good drizzled over sliced tomatoes too.

  • justmbeth
    Feb 19, 2013

    Good quick dressing. I used dried basil because I didn't have any fresh on hand.

  • kafaughn
    Jul 11, 2011

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