Springtime Salad

Springtime Salad

This Springtime Salad is a delicious mixture of Bibb lettuce, carrot, kalamata olives, shaved fennel, Gruyère cheese, cauliflower, and a tarragon vinaigrette.

Springtime Salad
Makes 6 to 8 servings
  • 1 (5-ounce) bag spring mix
  • 1 head Bibb lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shaved into strips with a vegetable peeler
  • ½ cup pitted kalamata olives
  • ½ cup shaved fennel
  • ½ cup thin shavings Gruyère cheese
  • ½ small head cauliflower, thinly sliced
  • Tarragon Vinaigrette, to taste (recipe follows)
  1. In a large bowl, toss together spring mix and Bibb lettuce. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add carrot, olives, fennel, Gruyère, and cauliflower, tossing to combine. Drizzle lightly with Tarragon Vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

Tarragon Vinaigrette
Makes 1 cup
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup tarragon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, chives, parsley, tarragon, shallot, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate for 2 hours. Whisk well before serving.
Note: Vinaigrette may be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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