Simple Green Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette

Simple Green Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette

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5 min.
5 min.
4 Servings

Impress your friends and family with your "culinary expertise" by making this very simple and delicious Simple Green Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette.


  • 1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 bag (10 to 11 oz.) torn lettuce leaves, (or 8 cups)
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup Italian-style croutons, (for topping)
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COMBINE pesto, mustard and vinegar in small bowl; whisk until smooth.

COMBINE lettuce, tomato and dressing in large bowl; toss well. Top with croutons.

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Better than I even thought it would be! Friends and family were impressed with my salad! So easy too!

- AMY C from Fullerton, CA


This is soooo wonderful! I served this along side an Italian dish and my husband and myself LOVED IT. I love pesto and this turned out SO good.

- Christine from Vancouver, WA


I made this salad to accompany my lasagna and it was absolutely delicious! Lots of flavor and tastes like a real fancy salad. Great for company!

- Christine Williams from Fairfield, OH

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Calories from Fat: 120
  • Total Fat: 14g (21% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g (12% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 5mg (2% of DV)
  • Sodium: 440mg (18% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 17g (6% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g (16% of DV)
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 80% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 70% of DV
  • Calcium: 15% of DV
  • Iron: 15% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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