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Festive Tossed Salad

This salad has something for everyone. The light homemade dressing wonderfully coats a colorful combination of salad greens, vegetables, pickles and olives.

from Taste of Home Celebrations
Festive Tossed Salad Festive Tossed Salad

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  • prep 10 min    cook min
  • serves 12

The light homemade dressing wonderfully coats a colorful combination of salad greens, vegetables, pickles and olives.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup cubed peeled cucumber
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 sweet pickles, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

    How to make it 

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    In a large salad bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad; gently toss to coat. Serve immediately.