Renie's Very Vegie Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Irene Willingham
from Vidalia, LA

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...

serves 2
prep time 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

  • 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. Enjoy:-)

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