Spinach-and-Romaine Salad with Cucumbers, Radishes, and Creamy Mint Dressing (Janie's Spinach Salad)

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Spinach-and-Romaine Salad with Cucumbers, Radishes, and Creamy Mint DressingRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez Styling: Heather Chadduck

With it's rather lengthy title, Janie's Spinach Salad is a mouthful... of goodness! Cucumbers, radishes, and creamy mint dressing toss for a perfectly light, spring salad.

Serves 6 (serving size: about 1/4 cup)


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1 (5-oz.) pkg. baby spinach
2 romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
2 cucumbers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup thinly sliced radishes
1 small shallot, minced
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint, plus leaves for garnish
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


Active: 20 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

1. Toss together spinach, romaine, cucumbers, and radishes in a large bowl.

2. Stir together shallot, vinegar, and lemon juice in a medium bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in sour cream, and gradually whisk in half-and-half. Stir in chopped mint, salt, and black pepper.

3. Top spinach mixture with feta cheese; garnish with mint leaves, and serve with dressing.

Created date

February 2016