Big green salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette

Heather Disarro

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Big green salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette is a fabulous dish to take to any summer gathering. Wait to toss the salad together until the last minute and then serve.

big green salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette

Big green salad with cilantro-lime vinaigrette

Serves 10-12 people

Ingredients:

  • 4 large hearts romaine lettuce
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 2 large beefsteak tomatoes
  • 1 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Directions:

  1. Chop the lettuce, slice the cucumber and tomatoes, and toss together with the radishes.
  2. Season the salad ingredients lightly with the salt and pepper.
  3. Set aside until ready to serve.
  4. Combine all of the other ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well combined.
  5. When ready to serve, toss the salad with the dressing and serve immediately.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.