Makes 6 servings


6 to 8 cups salad greens or mesclun mix

1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (1 to 2 lemons, depending on size)

1/4 cup good olive oil

1 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


1. Place the salad greens in a large bowl.

2. In a liquid measuring cup, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. Pour enough dressing on the salad to moisten.

3. Toss and serve immediately.

Per serving: 103 calories, 8 grams fat, 372 milligrams sodium, 15 milligrams potassium, 6 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram dietary fiber, 1 gram sugar, 2 grams protein