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Cool Basil, Mint, and Tomato Salad

Per Serving

Cool Basil, Mint, and Tomato Salad

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 115
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Potassium 280 mg
Protein 3 g
Phosphorus 55 mg
Choices: Vegetable 1, Fat 2
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes


2 cups torn romaine lettuce
1 cup torn fresh basil leaves
1 cup coarsely chopped plum tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
2 Tbsp. toasted chopped hazelnuts
2 Tbsp. grated fresh Parmesan cheese
3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. fresh lemon zest
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large glass serving bowl, combine the romaine lettuce and basil leaves. Layer the tomatoes, mint, hazelnuts, and cheese on top of the greens and basil.
  2. For the dressing, whisk together all ingredients. Drizzle the dressing over each portion of salad.

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