Featuring arugula and chives, this bright and fresh salad is our go-to side salad for pretty much any meal!
1 head of Romaine lettuce
1 head butter lettuce
1 bunch arugula
1-2 cups microgreens, such as pea and sunflower shoots
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon chopped dill
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
1 small cucumber, peeled and seeded, and sliced
1 medium avocado
For the dressing:
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
Pinch of sea salt
Several grinds black pepper
1 small clove of garlic, minced
1. Combine the olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and garlic in the bottom of a salad bowl.
2. Wash the greens and dry very well. Tear into bite-sized pieces over dressing. Do not toss. Wash herbs and spin dry. Add to top of lettuce. Add sliced cucumber slices on top.
3. Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for several hours. Just before serving, peel and slice avocado and add to greens. Toss gently, but well, and serve.