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Italian Salad with Homemade Balsamic Dressing

Prep Time15 mins
Servings: 4 persons

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbspapple juice
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbspgarlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsporegano, dried
  • 1/4 tspthyme, dried
  • 1/4 tspbasil, dried
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • Pinch onion powder
  • Pinch chives, dried
  • Pinch parsley, dried
  • 1 heart of romaine, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/3 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 large cucumber, cut in large chunks
  • 1/3 cup baby carrots
  • 1/3 cup plum tomatoes, chopped
  • Capers and kalamata olives, optional

Instructions

  • Combine olive oil, apple juice, balsamic vinegar, garlic, oregano, thyme, basil, black pepper, salt, onion powder, chives & parsley in a lidded jar. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds and set aside while you prepare the salad.
  • Chop, dice, and chunk all veggies how you like them, and add all to a large salad bowl.
  • Toss with the homemade Balsamic dressing and serve immediately.