Combine olive oil, lemon juice, minced shallots, Dijon mustard, sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add artichoke hearts to juice mixture; toss to coat. Add salad greens; toss.
Don't expect much since it's just a basic side salad, but as far as basic side salads go, it's tasty and easy to make. Make sure to prepare twice the amount of dressing and then dress to taste. The dressing, though simple, is quite tasty.