Italian Greens and Herb Salad
4 Italian Greens and Herb Salad
This salad comes loaded with a refreshing mix of lettuce greens, ham, turkey breast, cheese and other fabulous toppings! This yummy salad is a delicious, healthy, and filling meal option that students, teachers and parents will love!
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 oz apple, thinly sliced
1 cup (lightly packed) fresh Italian parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
3/4 cup (lightly packed) fresh basil leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
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.