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Mixed Lettuces & Chive Salad

A simple salad of mixed leafy greens, chives and chives flowers ~ swap ingredients according to what is growing in your garden and local farms.  This is a great salad to top with goat cheese & fresh strawberry rhubarb relish.

  • Serves4
  • Cooks in 0
  • Prep time 10 mins

Ingredients

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  • 8 cups mixed salad greens*
  • 1 cup chopped chives
  • 6 chive flowers

Salad Greens =

  • Arugula | Rocket
  • Speckled Lettuces
  • Baby Lettuces
  • Crispy Lettuce
  • Baby Spinach
  • Pea shoots
  • Mizuna
  • Fresh Herbs*
  • Edible Flowers*

Method

 

Mixed Lettuces & Chive Salad

 

WASH all your salad greens – a salad spinner is a great bit of a kitchen kit!

 

LARGE LEAVES – slice or tear, so everything is in similar sized pieces.

 

TOSS salad ingredients together, garnish with chive flowers, leaving some whole and pulling some apart.

 

SERVE drizzled with a few teaspoons of salad dressing.

 

STORE salad un-dressing in the fridge in a glass container with a lid. 

 

 

 

Serving Ideas & Dressings

 

Top with Goat Cheese & fresh Strawberry Rhubarb Relish.
with a splash of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
Oil-free Mustard Garlic Vinaigrette
Oil-free Orange Vinaigrette 

Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing
Orange Cider Vinaigrette 
Lemony Dijon, Mustard Salad Dressing
Simple Lemon Vinaigrette 

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*SALAD GREENS = arugula, mizuna, mixed lettuces, crispy baby lettuces, oak leaf, baby spinach, baby kale, pea shoots, micro-greens.

 

ADD HERBS – fresh chives, chervil, parsley, dill, thyme flowers, violet.

 

ADD EDIBLE FLOWERS – violets, dandelion, clover, wood sorrel, redbud, ground ivy, forsythia, chives, thyme, savoy, chickweed, sorrel, sage, rosemary, thyme, daylily.

 

ADD any leafy salad greens, radishes, red cabbage, radicchio, hakurei salad turnips, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, endive, frisee, carrots, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, avocados, herbs, nuts and seeds

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