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.

Festive Tossed Salad

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

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[ingredients-left]

  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup cubed peeled cucumber
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 sweet pickles, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives

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[ingredients-list title=”Dressing” serving_size=””]
[ingredients-left]

  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=””]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest