Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Herbs

I am always looking for fresh salad recipes and this one caught my eye. The salad came from a cookbook that I had called Perfect Recipes for Having People Over. The flavors of fresh greens were refreshing and appealed to me. The lemony flavored dressing really enhances the herb and salad greens. I used romaine lettuce and baby spinach with different herbs I had on hand. I served this today at brunch and the salad was a hit.

Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Herbs
Created recipe on 03/13/2010

Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Herbs

Salad with fresh herbs
1 head of Romaine lettuce chopped into bite size pieces
3 cups of baby spinach
½ cup of green onions / scallions chopped
1 cup of freshly chopped parsley, dill, cilantro, basil
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
–    Put all ingredients in a salad bowl and prepare the vinaigrette dressing

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil

Whisk all the ingredients for the vinaigrette together and add the olive oil slowly whisking the ingredients briskly. The dressing will thicken, pour over salad with herbs and toss well.



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