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A Croque Monsieur Salad


Sophisticate your salad with this tasty recipe that calls for julienned ham, mixed greens and red wine vinegar.












Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium


3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 each lemon juice
of 1/4 lemon
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
¼ cup basil
or one tablespoon dried
1 pinch sugar
1 x black pepper
one grinding
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons butter
3 cloves garlic
1 cup ham
cooked, julienne strips
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
freshly grated
4 cups mixed salad greens
spinach, red leaf lettuce, arugula, etc
1 x croutons
1 x nasturtium flowers
for garnish (optional)


The Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette: Prepare the vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients until smooth. Set aside.

Prepare the salad: In a small skillet, heat the oil and butter over low heat. Add the garlic and sauté 10 seconds. Add the ham and sauté for another 10 seconds. Off the heat, add the grated cheese.

Place the mixed greens in a salad bowl or plate and top with the ham mixture. Garnish with the nasturtium flowers and drizzle the vinaigrette on top. Top with croutons. Serve this with a good crusty load of French bread and a bottle of dry white French wine.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 45g (1.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14890% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 83mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 4% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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