Basil Garden Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


2 cups torn leaf lettuce

1 cup torn Bibb lettuce

3 green onions with tops, sliced

1 medium tomato, peeled & diced

6 fresh mushrooms, sliced

9 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced

3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

1/2 teaspoon sugar, optional

Instructions: Toss the lettuce, onions, tomato, mushrooms and basil in a large salad bowl. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well. Pour over the salad and toss. Serve immediately.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: one 1-cup serving (prepared without salt and sugar) equals 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 vegetable; also, 78 calories, 6 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 7 gm fat.

Serves: 6

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