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Herb Garden Salad

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Herb Garden Salad
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 6
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Herb Garden Salad

Fresh herbs make this salad an ideal light meal or side.

Ingredients

6
cups sliced thin romaine
1
cup sliced thin radicchio
1
tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
2/3
cup fresh basil, sliced thin
1/2
cup matchstick carrots
1/2
cup diced english cucumber
2/3
cup grape tomatoes, quartered
1
(15 ounce) can artichoke heart quarters
1
small diced avocado
1/2
cup pearl sized mozzarella balls
salt and pepper, to taste
white balsamic salad dressing

Directions

  • 1 Toss together the romaine lettuce, radicchio, basil, carrots, and cucumber. Place on a serving platter or salad bowl.
  • 2 Top the salad with tomatoes, artichoke heart quarters, avocado, and mozzarella balls. Season, if desired, with salt and pepper. Serve with a white balsamic salad dressing, or if unavailable use your favorite vinaigrette.
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A Great Salad for Labor Day

As prepared by Good Life Eats,

Green salads don't have to be boring. 

I like to add fresh chopped herbs to the lettuce to add extra flavor and dimension to the dish like in this recipe for Herbed Garden Salad. Adding lots of vegetables and colors makes the salad more appealing too.

Not only are colorful salads more interesting and flavorful, they are healthier as well. It has been recommended that we eat a "rainbow of fruits and vegetables" each day and this salad definitely helps meet those requirements: red tomatoes, orange carrots, green lettuce, herbs and avocado, and purple radicchio. If you want to squeeze yellow in there too, divide the tomatoes up and use some yellow pear tomatoes as well. Those are great!



Salads are a great addition to a potluck or backyard barbecue menu, so think about this one for Labor Day or the next time you are craving a plate of greens!

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