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Italian Leafy Green Salad

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"Grapeseed oil is the secret to this salad. If you cannot find it, use olive oil. Preparation time is 15 Minutes. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 110
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 - 1 cup servings)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the romaine, escarole, radicchio, red-leaf, scallions, red pepper, green pepper and cherry tomatoes.
  2. Whisk together the grapeseed oil, basil, vinegar, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Pour over salad, toss and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 110 calories; 9.4 6.5 1.2 0 15 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Great salad-I couldn't find grapeseed oil, so I used olive oil instead and it worked just fine-

Most helpful critical review

I didn't care for this at all. Even after adjusting the oil/vinegar ratio to a more pleasant 3:1 oil to vinegar, this was acrid, flat and tasted of little else than the basil.

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Great salad-I couldn't find grapeseed oil, so I used olive oil instead and it worked just fine-

Very good salad. I just used bagged spring medley lettuce and cut the peppers into strips instead of rings.

This salad is fantastic and received rave reviews by recent dinner guests! I took the suggestion of another reviewer and added toasted pine nuts and crumbled feta cheese before serving, which a...

My guests at a recent dinner party loved this salad. The bowl was completely empty! I could not find every type of lettuce, so just increased the quantity of what I could find. I believe the gra...

Excellent Salad. Used it during Thanksgiving. Added roasted pinenuts, Feta cheese,and drained maderine oranges to give it a kick.

I didn't care for this at all. Even after adjusting the oil/vinegar ratio to a more pleasant 3:1 oil to vinegar, this was acrid, flat and tasted of little else than the basil.

This was an excellent salad. Will definitely make again. I couldn't find grapeseed oil so I used olive oil. I also couldn't find escarole so I used an extra 1/2 cup each of radicchio and red ...

This has become one of our favourites. I really enjoy the blend of lettuces and I often serve this salad with Italian meals. Thanks so much!

This salad is AWESOME! We always have it w/ grilled chicken, it is soooo good!