Simple Vinaigrette Salad

A popular salad that is the perfect accompaniment to any meal.


  • romaine or leaf lettuce (ripped into bite size pieces)
  • 1 tomato diced in half then into quarters
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced length wise then chopped.
  • 1/2 grated carrot for garnish
  • 1 green pepper ( thinly sliced)
  • sliced red onion (optional)
  • store bought balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing, or homemade

Salad Dressing

  • 1/4 cup of balsamic  or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sugar
  • 3/4 cups olive oil
  • minced garlic (2 to 3 cloves)
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper


Place all ingredients in a screw-top jar and shake until well blended

Lets sit for 1 hour to combine flavour

Shake before service

Directions for Making the Salad

Place salad ingredients into salad bowl and pour desired amount of balsamic  vinegar over  the top. Add freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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