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Spring Salad Greens

A simple salad of spring greens ~ swap ingredients according to what is growing in your garden and local farms.

 

Keep it simple or add veg you happen to have and love like ~ any leafy salad greens, radishes, red cabbage, radicchio, endive, carrots, peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, avocados, herbs, nuts and seeds.

  • Serves4
  • Cooks in 0
  • Prep time 5 mins

Ingredients

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  • 8 cups spring salad greens*

Spring Greens =

  • Arugula | Rocket
  • Baby Spinach
  • Baby Kale
  • Baby Chard
  • Mizuna
  • Crispy Lettuce
  • Pea shoots
  • Edible Spring Flowers*
  • Fresh Herbs*

Method

Spring Salad Greens

 

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

 

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

 

TOSS salad ingredients together, drizzle with a few teaspoons of salad dressing to serve.

 

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

 

Serving Ideas & Dressings
with a splash of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
Oil-free Mustard Garlic Vinaigrette
Oil-free Orange Vinaigrette 
Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing
Asian Style Dressing
Smokey Tahini Sauce
Orange Cider Vinaigrette 
Lemony Dijon, Mustard Salad Dressing
Dill Tahini Sauce
Simple Lemon Vinaigrette 

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*SALAD GREENS = arugula, mizuna, 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 SPRING FLOWERS – violets, dandelion, clover, wood sorrel, redbud, ground ivy, forsythia, chives, thyme, savoy, chickweed, sorrel, 

 

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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