Mixed Green Salad with Chive Dressing Recipe

  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives or chopped scallion greens
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Salad
  • 8 cups washed and torn salad greens
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup fat free salad croutons
  1. To make dressing: Combine oil, vinegar, mustard and sugar in a small glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add water and shake until smooth. Add chives (or scallion greens) and season with salt and pepper; shake again.
  2. To make the salad: Just before serving, toss salad greens with the dressing in a large salad bowl. Arrange carrots, cucumbers and croutons on top.