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Green Salad with Herbs

All You DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.27


  • Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons minced shallot (from 1 medium shallot)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salad:
  • 8 cups mixed greens such as arugula and baby lettuce
  • 2 Belgian endives, chopped
  • 1 cup herbs such as basil, chervil, chives, mint, parsley and tarragon, all coarsely chopped


1. Make dressing: In a medium bowl (or jar with a screw-top lid) combine shallot, mustard, vinegar, sugar and a pinch each of salt and pepper; mix (or shake) to combine. Slowly whisk in olive oil until dressing is emulsified (or add all at once and shake to combine).

2. Make salad: Place greens, endives and herbs in a large bowl and drizzle with about half of dressing. Using your hands, gently toss. Taste and, if desired, add remaining dressing and season with additional salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 94
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 197mg

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