Summer Salad with Sunny Honey Vinaigrette

You’ll love the Sunny Honey/Lemon Vinaigrette that goes with the salad; just five simple ingredients thrown together in a glass jar. Cover and shake for a delightfully fresh and delicious dressing, infinitely better than anything you’d buy in a bottle.
By Chris Scheuer

Summer Salad with Sunny Honey Vinaigrette

Summer Salad with Sunny Honey Vinaigrette
 
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You'll love the Sunny Honey/Lemon Vinaigrette that goes with the salad; just five simple ingredients thrown together in a glass jar. Cover and shake for a delightfully fresh and delicious dressing, infinitely better than anything you'd buy in a bottle.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 4
Ingredients
Ingredients for the salad:
  • 2 medium heads hearts of romaine, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro, substitute basil if desired
  • 1 small bunch green (spring) onions
  • 1 medium mango, peeled, cored and diced
  • ½ med avocado, peeled, cored and diced
  • ½ medium English (seedless) cucumbers, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 medium bell pepper, core, stem and seeds removed and cut into bite size strips, I like to use a few different colored peppers, enough to equal 1 whole pepper
Ingredients for the vinaigrette:
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • ¼ cup lemon (juice)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • generous grind of freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Combine all salad ingredients in a large serving bowl.
  2. Add ¼ cup of vinaigrette, toss to coat. Add more dressing if desired and/or pass extra dressing at the table.
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