This salad is a good substitute for the more popular Caesar salad. Most of the leaves used in the making of this salad have slightly bitter but refreshingly unique taste.The mustard vinaigrette which is freshly prepared, masks the bitterness of this salad.
Serves: 3 Level: Easy
Ready In: 15 minutes Course: Appetizer
1 small head Frisee,trimmed
1/4 head Red Endive, sliced lengthwise
1 tablespoon Tarragon leaves
1/4 cup Baby Spinach
6-8 Cherry Tomatoes
2 eggs, hard boiled
1/4 cup Croutons (Optional)
For the Vinaigrette:
1 Tablespoon Minced Scallion
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
2 Teaspoons Red Wine Vinegar
1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper
- Vinaigrette: Whisk together scallion,oil,vinegar & mustard in a medium bowl.Season with salt & pepper.
- Salad: Toss together frisee, endive, spinach & tarragon leaves in a large salad bowl.
- Drizzle with vinaigrette & toss gently to coat.
- Top with cherry tomatoes,eggs & croutons (if using them).
- Excellent source of fiber,minerals & vitamins especially Vitamin A & K.
- As the salad dressing is home made, this salad is not rich in calories and fats.
Did You Know ?
- All fruits and vegetables start losing their nutrients as soon as they are harvested. To minimize the nutrient loss:
- Always select the freshest produce.
- Don’t let them sit in your fridge for more than 3-4 days.
- Avoid packaged & pre-cut fruit & veggies as they start to lose even more when they are cut.