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...


★★★★★ 3 votes

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

How to Make Renie's Very Vegie Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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About Renie's Very Vegie Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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

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