Jarlsberg Chopped Salad

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Vickie Parks
from Renton, WA

This is a lovely Scandinavian salad of crispy fresh greens and Scandinavian spices, and it's tossed with a bit of creamy textured, buttery-flavored Jarlsberg cheese from Jarlsberg, Norway. It's a great side salad to serve with almost any Scandinavian or Norwegian main dish.

serves 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other


  •   1/4 cup
    olive oil
  •   1 large
    lemon, zested
  •   3 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  •   2 tsp
    chopped fresh tarragon
  •   1 tsp
    dill weed
  •   1 tsp
  •   1/2 tsp
    black pepper (or to taste)
  •   1 cup
    chopped green onion
  •   1/2 cup
    chopped celery
  •   1/2 cup
    black olives, coarsely chopped (such as kalamata olives)
  •   1/2 cup
    chopped green olives
  •   3 cups
    romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  •   3 cups
    butter lettuce (or iceberg lettuce), torn into bite-size pieces
  •   1/3 cup
    flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  •   2 cups
    jarlsberg cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes

How To Make

  • 1
    FOR THE DRESSING: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, tarragon, dill weed, salt and pepper; set aside.
  • 2
    FOR THE SALAD: In a large bowl, mix together the green onions, celery, green olives and Kalamata olives. Add the Romaine, butter (or iceberg) lettuce, parsley and cheese, and toss well.
  • 3
    Just before serving, drizzle the dressing on top, and toss well to coat the salad with the dressing. Serve immediately.