Recipe for Mixed Vegetable Salad: A tasty, wholesome, and healthful salad. All it takes is 20 minutes in the kitchen to prepare a whole dinner full of flavor and vegetables that are nutrient-dense. This salad, which has homemade dressing poured over vegetables, is delicious as a breakfast dish, a midday meal, or even a light dinner. A meal that is simple to digest will be perfect for everyone who is health aware.
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
Pinch of crushed red pepper
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon ground mustard
⅓ cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper
2 large carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices on the diagonal
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups cauliflower florets
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into large dice
1 red onion, cut into thin wedges
2 cups cherry tomatoes
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Make dressing: In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients except oil, salt and pepper. Whisking constantly, slowly drizzle in oil. Season with salt and pepper.
Make salad: Add carrots, broccoli and cauliflower to boiling water and cook until just tender, about 4 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.
In a large salad bowl, toss cooked vegetables, bell pepper, onion and cherry tomatoes with dressing. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Toss again just before serving.