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Marinated Fresh Vegetable Salad - Quick and easy to make-ahead!  Healthy, crunchy, fresh vegetables tossed in a vinaigrette make this salad recipe ideal for your 4th of July gathering.
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Healthy Marinated Fresh Vegetable Salad

Healthy Marinated Fresh Vegetable Salad - Quick and easy to make-ahead! Healthy, crunchy, fresh vegetables tossed in a vinaigrette make this salad recipe ideal for your 4th of July gathering.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten-Free, marinated, raw vegetable, salad, vegetable, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 3 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups carrots, sliced into bite-size pieces (2-3 medium carrots)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into bite-size pieces red or orange will also work)

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons chives, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry ground mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced pressed or minced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Add the vegetables to a large bowl.
  • To make the vinaigrette
  • Add the olive oil, red wine vinegar, chives, dry mustard, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, and pepper in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake until combined. (you can also whisk these ingredients in a small bowl)
  • Pour the vinaigrette over the vegetables, toss to coat evenly.
  • Cover and refrigerate 4 hours to overnight. (overnight is best)

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 450mg | Potassium: 548mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 7676IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg