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Best Simple Tossed Green Salad is the easiest side dish and goes perfectly with just about anything! Totally customizable and tossed in the tastiest 6-ingredient homemade dressing! | lecremedelacrumb.com
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Best Simple Tossed Green Salad

Best Simple Tossed Green Salad is the easiest side dish and goes perfectly with just about anything! Totally customizable and tossed in the tastiest 6-ingredient homemade dressing!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 179kcal
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 5 cups loosely packed mixed greens or any favorite lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup crumbled bacon or bacon bits
  • ¼ red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cucumber peeled and thinly sliced

Dressing

  • ¼ cup dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup oil I use extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Combine dressing ingredients in a jar, cover and shake vigorously to combine. 
  • In a large bowl combine mixed greens, sunflower seeds, bacon, red onions, cucumbers. Just before serving add dressing to taste and toss to combine. Serve immediately after tossing with dressing. 

Notes

Tip: Feel free to add your favorite veggies like tomatoes, corn, or broccoli. 
Tip: Turn this into a hearty main dish by adding your favorite protein like grilled chicken, steak, or shrimp. 

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 661mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg