Romaine Lettuce Salad Recipes

Romaine Lettuce Salad Recipes

INGREDIENTS

  1. Large romaine lettuce(ragged outer leaves discarded)
  2. 1cucumber, peeled, seeded and julienned (any type)
  3. 4large celery ribs, trimmed and julienned
  4. 20fresh cilantro stems, leaves only
  5. 1⁄2cup olive oil
  6. 1⁄4cup cider vinegar
  7. 1⁄2small white onion, finely chopped
  8. 1teaspoon salt (to taste)

 

Method

  1. Have ready a large bowl of ice water.
  2. Rinse the lettuce under cold running water, tear into bite-sized pieces, and let stand in the ice water to crisp for 10-15 minutes. Drain well and dry very thoroughly in a salad spinner.
  3. In a salad bowl, combine the lettuce, cucumber, and celery.
  4. In a blender, combine the cilantro and olive oil; process to a puree.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  6. Toss with the salad and serve.