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Italian Greens and Herb Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

1 teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning

1/2 cup olive oil

1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped

4 Belgian endives, thinly sliced crosswise

1 cup pitted kalamata olives, halved

1 cup (lightly packed) fresh Italian parsley leaves, coarsely chopped

3/4 cup (lightly packed) fresh basil leaves, torn into bite-size pieces

Directions

  1. Blend the lemon juice, lemon peel, honey, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper in a blender. With the machine running, gradually blend in the oil.
  2. Toss the lettuce, endive, olives, parsley, and basil in a large bowl with enough dressing to coat. Season the salad with more salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.