Renie's Very Vegie Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Irene Willingham


I love salads and as my husband says if my meal doesn't have a leaf of lettuce in it then I am not a happy woman, he is so right...I am always trying new things and I have tons of salad recipes this one just happens to be one of my favs...

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15 Min


2 c
fresh spinach leaves
1 c
romain hearts
1/2 c
1 small
red, yellow & orange bell peppers sliced
6 slice
1 small
handful of brocasprouts
7 slice
yellow pepper rings
1 medium
sliced tomato
1/2 c
chick peas
2 large
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
sea salt & fresh ground black pepper each
1/2 c
extra virgin olive oil
6 slice
red onion
5 slice
green olives
1/2 c
dried cranberries
baby carrots

Directions Step-By-Step

fresh spinach leaves mixed with romain hearts and a little arugula. Mix all together then start layering with red, yellow and orange bell peppers sliced however you want, carrots, radishes, brocasprouts, olives, tomaotes, pepper rings & dried cranberries... sprinkle garlic goat cheese or Feta crumbles on the top.
Mix together 2 large lemons seeded and squeezed into a large measuring cup. Add a tsp of sea salt, Add fresh ground black pepper,add 1 heaping tablespoon of dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon of honey & Drizzle extra virgin olive oil and whisk until you measure a cup of dressing & blended well.
Serve the dressing on the side with Multi Grain Wasa Crackers and a cold glass of green tea...
NOTE: I like to take fresh fruit like orange slices, cubed cantaloupe, sliced strawberries etc..just makes for a very fresh salad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy