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Easy and Super-heart-healthy Salad Vinaigrette

Easy and Super-heart-healthy Salad Vinaigrette

Can’t seem to get those proportions right for a simple vinaigrette? Here’s a sure-fire French version of this classic, easy (and heart healthy) dressing.

Food Weight: 1.0 





  • 1 small clove fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/8thteaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 


For the dressing: In a bowl, mash garlic and salt together. Add the wine vinegar, mustard and a few turn of the pepper mill. Slowly add in the oil and whisk until dressing is a thick consistency. Chill dressing until serving salad. Place several cups of washed and spun greens (I like romaine) into a large glass bowl. Add the dressing and toss until the greens are lightly coated and serve.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (Salad with ¼ of salad dressing):
Food Weight: 1.0, Calories: 100, Fat: 11 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 125 mg, Carbohydrate: 0 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 0 g, Protein: 0 g

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