Although when we think of “salad” we normally think of “side-dish” or “appetizer”, this delicious, nutritious salad could actually serve as a meal in its own right. It contains a wide range of carotenoid-rich leafy greens along with juicy, flavorful tomatoes and peppers. Enjoy!
2 cups romaine lettuce (torn, washed and dried)
1 cup escarole (torn)
1 cup radicchio (torn)
1 cup red leaf lettuce (torn)
1/4 cup green onions (chopped)
1/2 red bell pepper (sliced into rings)
1/2 green bell pepper (sliced in rings)
12 cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup grapeseed oil
2 tbsps fresh basil (chopped)
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tbsps lemon juice
- In a large bowl, combine the romaine, escarole, radicchio, red-leaf lettuce, green onions, red pepper, green pepper and cherry tomatoes.
- Whisk together the grapeseed oil, basil, vinegar, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Pour over salad, toss and serve immediately.