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Mixed Greens Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette: When I want to make a quick and easy salad, this mixed greens salad with balsamic vinaigrette is my go-to recipe. It makes a great side dish at dinner or a light lunch | aheadofthyme.com

Mixed Greens Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette


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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 large or 4 side salads
  • Category: Salad

Description

This mixed greens salad with balsamic vinaigrette is my go-to recipe for a quick and easy salad. It makes a great side dish at dinner or a light lunch.


Ingredients

  • 5 oz. bag of spring mix or greens
  • 10 grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled or cubed
  • 2 tablespoon¬†toasted pumpkin seeds (optional)

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper (or to taste)

Instructions

  1. Make the dressing: Combine the balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  3. Pour the dressing into the salad and toss to coat.