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Frisée Salad with Mustard Dressing

Frisée Salad with Mustard Dressing

Homemade mustard salad dressing is a great topper for any salad, but pairs particularly well with these crisp greens.

Sunset DECEMBER 2004

  • Yield: Makes 10 to 12 servings
  • Total: 20 Minutes


  • 3 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and fresh-ground pepper
  • 1 head radicchio (5 oz.), rinsed, cored, leaves separated
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound frisée, sprigs separated, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley


1. In a small bowl, mix mustard, lemon juice, shallots, salt, and pepper. Let stand at least 10 minutes.

2. Line a large, shallow serving bowl with the radicchio leaves.

3. Whisk oil into mustard mixture. In a bowl, pour dressing over frisée; mix gently, then mound on radicchio. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 57
  • Calories from fat: 73%
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Fat: 4.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.8g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 113mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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