Italian Leafy Green Salad


Grapeseed oil is the secret to this Italian greens salad. If you cannot find it, use olive oil.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 1-cup servings


  • 2 cups romaine lettuce - torn, washed and dried

  • 1 cup torn escarole

  • 1 cup torn radicchio

  • 1 cup torn red leaf lettuce

  • 12 cherry tomatoes

  • ½ red bell pepper, sliced into rings

  • ½ green bell pepper, sliced in rings

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions


  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Combine romaine, escarole, radicchio, red leaf lettuce, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, and green onions in a large bowl.

  2. Make dressing: Whisk together grapeseed oil, vinegar, lemon juice, basil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
9g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 38mg 189%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 259mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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