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Sandy's Simple Spring Lettuce Salad

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Lemon juice combines with mild rice vinegar in a dressing that's both sprightly and slightly sweet to dress young, tender lettuces."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 83 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (16 cups)

Directions

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  1. Combine shallot, honey, mustard, and salt in a jar with a lid; add olive oil, lemon juice, and vinegar. Cover jar with lid and shake until dressing is thickened.
  2. Place arugula in a bowl and drizzle dressing over greens; toss to coat.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can make a larger batch of dressing by simply doubling or tripling the amounts and store it in the fridge for a week or two. This dressing can also do double duty as a marinade for chicken or thick, firm-fleshed fish.
  • Any variety of spring lettuce such as Bibb or red leaf can replace the arugula.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 83 calories; 7.3 g fat; 4.1 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 100 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Simple to make with outstanding flavor. This is a perfect side salad to a grilled steak, to serve with a frittata for brunch, or even to top a thin crust prosciutto pizza. My favorite way to eat...

Most helpful critical review

A little sour for me.

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Simple to make with outstanding flavor. This is a perfect side salad to a grilled steak, to serve with a frittata for brunch, or even to top a thin crust prosciutto pizza. My favorite way to eat...

I'm not a big fan of arugula, so I just made my usual salad and mixed up this dressing to go on top...WOW, it's FANTASTIC! LOVED the simple ingredients in this, the fact that it doesn't make a T...

I really liked this dressing. We made a salad with what we like with butter lettuce and ridichio. I was not familiar with shallots and I liked the way they flavored the dressing without being ov...

Very easy and tasty dressing for arugula. I didn't have shallots so I substituted minced red onion. I wanted to add a sweet fruit to balance the arugula so I tossed in a couple segmented Cuties ...

Have a lot of arugula growing in my garden. The honey mustard vinaigrette goes perfectly with it. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

Loved this salad and plan on making it all summer long! Great favorite at my party!

Was a bit worried about using all arugula because of it being so peppery sometimes, so bought baby arugula and the salad was AWESOME! The dressing complimented the greens beautifully and how ...

tasty and light

Yum! I love arugula and this dressing is sooo sooo simple bit goes well with the peppery lettuce. No need to add anything else to this salad. Served with some salmon and roasted vegetables