Simple Side Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Simple Side Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
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It’s always good to have a go-to side salad with the right vegetable portions and a salad dressing to pour over it. It takes out the guesswork out of meal prep when you’re in a rush, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy your meal.
  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 1/2 cups
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 1/2 cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 70

  • Total Fat 4g
    • Saturated Fat 0.6g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 4g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 1g
  • Potassium 280mg
  • Phosphorus 40mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1 Fat



  • mixed greens
    3 cups
  • light balsamic vinaigrette
    1/4 cup
  • cherry tomatoes (halved)
    1 cup
  • medium cucumber (sliced thinly)


  1. Add the mixed greens, cucumbers, and tomatoes to a large bowl. Toss to combine. Drizzle with the Lite Balsamic Vinaigrette and toss again to evenly coat the vegetables.