Garden Salad with Balsamic-Marinated Onions

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 10 min.
Nutrient dense greens are tossed with tangy, marinated onions—add your favorite seasonal vegetables to make this a main course dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 cups mixed greens

Directions

  • Mix together balsamic vinegar, water, and sugar. Pour over thinly sliced onion rings to marinate.
  • Top a bowl of mixed greens with an array of fresh, seasonal salad ingredients.
  • Lift onions from the balsamic marinade and pile in center of salad. Sprinkle with crumbled feta or blue cheese and drizzle with light vinaigrette dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 141
  Calories from Fat 2 (1%)
(0%)Total Fat 0g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(1%)Sodium 13mg
(9%)Potassium 299mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 28g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(3%)Protein 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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