Green and Red Tomato Salad

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
20 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Salad dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot, quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, lightly crushed with the side of a knife blade, then minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salad:
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, rinsed and dried in a salad spinner then cut into strips about 1/2-inch wide and 2-inches long
  • 1/2 head red cabbage, rinsed and dried in a salad spinner then cut into strips about 1/2-inch wide and 2-inches long
  • 2 English cucumbers, peeled and sliced into 1/8-inch discs
  • 4 medium red tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 4 medium green tomatoes, cut into wedges
Directions
  • Through the feed opening of a running blender, add 1 at a time, the vinegar, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper. Then, leaving the blender running, add the olive oil in a thin stream. Set aside until needed.

  • Toss together the lettuce, cabbage, and cucumbers with enough of the dressing to coat, and gently fold in the tomatoes. Serve family style with additional dressing on the side.


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