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Simple Summer Salad by Eileen Goldfinger, Food Editor Blogfinger.net ©

 

Vinaigrette:

1 half-pint jar

½ tsp. Dijon mustard

½-1 tsp. anchovy paste (start with less and taste when completed to adjust flavor)

1 ½ tsp. mayonnaise

4 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1 large garlic clove, minced

 

Add all ingredients in the jar and whisk

 

Salad:

Ingredients:

½ of a 6 oz. container of mixed greens

6 large romaine lettuce leaves, cut in thirds, rib removed

3 hard boiled eggs cut in half

15 cherry tomatoes (any color) cut in half

½ avocado diced

2 oz. creamy feta cheese crumbled

½ small red onion thinly sliced

6 endive leaves

a few grinds of black pepper

pinch of salt

 

Assembly:

In a large shallow bowl or platter place mixed greens and romaine lettuce

Drizzle 3-4 tablespoons of vinaigrette over greens and toss

On top of the greens, in attractive groupings, place the vegetables, eggs, and cheese

Drizzle 3-4 tablespoons of the vinaigrette over the salad

Sprinkle some freshly ground black pepper and salt on top

 

Serve as a side salad for two or with grilled chicken or fish for a main course.

 

BETTE MIDLER   From her album  It’s the Girls:  “Bei Mir Bist Du Schon”

 

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