Salad with Basic Vinaigrette - Capital Area Food Bank
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Salad with Basic Vinaigrette

By cafb May 12, 2018

190 calories | 15g carbs | 14g fat (2g sat fat) | 3g protein | 250mg sodium | 3g fiber | 0g total sugars (0g added sugar) per serving

Serves 4 for $3.75


  • 8 cups salad greens, rinsed and dried
  • 1 apple, cored, seeds removed, and diced
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon honey or packed light brown sugar (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the Dijon mustard, vinegar, salt, honey (if desired), and olive oil together.
  2. Add the salad greens to the bowl with the salad dressing; toss gently to coat.
  3. Top with the apples, sunflower seeds, and cranberries.

Meal Builder

Top the salad with rinsed and drained beans, chicken, or tuna for a complete meal or wrap in a tortilla for a meal to go!

Prepare Ahead

To save time when packing lunches, make this vinaigrette ahead of time and place single serving jar for a salad on the go.

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