Classic Mixed Green Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Galley Wench

The dressing is a classic vinaigrette dressing that can be used again and again!

Top Review by buggcane

This dressing is good but I changed it a little and made it GREAT for our tastes. 3/4 cup olive oil is too much for us tastes so I only put in 1/2 a cup. I added more salt and pepper than it says. I could have done without the brown sugar but I added it because my wife likes things a little sweet. I also added more garlic but we are garlic lovers. We served it over a plain salad of mixed greens with grilled chicken and it was awesome.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. to Make Vinaigrette:.
  2. In medium bowl whisk all the ingredients except the oil until mixed. Gradually whisk in the oil until smooth.
  3. In a small bowl, cover the onion with iced water and let stand for 10 minutes. Drain well. (Soaking the onion removes the sharp bit).
  4. In a large bowl, place the lettuce, drained onions, tomato and cucumber and add the dressing a little at a time, tossing gently and thoroughly until all the vegetables are evenly coated. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve immediately on chilled salad plates.

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