The Best Green Salad

green salad in a bowl with wooden serving spook on the side

5 from 2 reviews

This simple Green Salad with three lettuces, a bright lemon Dijon vinaigrette and parmigiana cheese, will delight and satisfy at any occasion, whether a holiday feast or a weeknight meal.



For The Vinaigrette:

For The Salad:


  1. Make The Vinaigrette: Whisk lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Slowly pour in olive oil, while whisking.
  2. Prepare the Salad: Put the kale into a large bowl with a tablespoon of olive oil. Use your hands to massage the oil into the leaves, working for a minute or two until the leaves are tenderized. Add arugula and endive. Toss to combine. Add the vinaigrette slowly, tossing and tasting, until the salad is dressed to your liking. Add parmesan and toss again.
  3. Garnish with additional parmesan.


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