Everyday Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

by Tracey

Every Day Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

This Everyday Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette is loaded with fresh veggies, simple to make, healthy, and super tasty! It’s my go-to salad for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner! It’s easy to assemble, and the fresh veggies can be prepped ahead of time, which is a win-win!

Every Day Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Everyday Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • Salad Ingredients: red leaf lettuce, carrot, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, yellow bell pepper.
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients: balsamic vinaigrette, olive oil, honey, shallot, and salt and pepper.

This salad requires a total of 6 different veggies, but you can use any veggies you like! The ones I used, paired nicely with the homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

The balsamic vinaigrette is also easy to make, delicious, and fresh! Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 1 week.  For extra flavor and nutrients, I chickpea croutons, hemp seeds, and avocado. Feel free to use any extra toppings that you have on hand.

This salad is perfect for when you’re on-the-go and packs well for traveling by car or plane! I hope you all love this salad and this homemade balsamic vinaigrette! Enjoy! ♥

Every Day Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Need more on-the-go salad recipe ideas? Be sure to check out some of our other favorites: Winter Salad with Tahini Dressing or our Red Quinoa and Kale Salad with a Lemony Vinaigrette.

If you make this recipe, please share feedback and leave a rating (below). This helps our readers and us. – Thanks! xx Jake & Tracey 

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Every Day Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Everyday Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette


  • Author: Tracey Gene
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This Everyday Colorful Salad with Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette is loaded with fresh veggies making it super healthy and tasty!


Ingredients

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Salad Ingredients:

  • head red leaf lettuce
  • 1 carrot (peeled and grated)
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (cut into halves)
  • 1 cucumber (sliced)
  • 1/4 red onion (chopped)
  • 1 yellow pepper (chopped)

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp raw or vegan honey
  • 1 tbsp shallot (minced)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Optional Toppings:

  • 1/4 cup chickpea croutons
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • avocado

Instructions

Salad Assemble Instructions:

  1. Prep all ingredients for the salad (clean, chop, dice, etc.) and grab desired amounts of each to a bowl. Top with the homemade balsamic vinaigrette and any additional toppings and enjoy!

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Instructions:

  1. All ingredients in a bowl and whisk together, or add to a vinaigrette shaker or mason jar and shake vigourously until mixed. 
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Lunch Recipes, Meal Recipes

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