Italian Greens and Herb Salad

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
60ml fresh lemon juice
2 tsp grated lemon peel
1 tsp honey
1 tsp salt, plus more for seasoning
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning
120ml olive oil
1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
4 Belgian endives, thinly sliced crosswise
140g pitted kalamata olives, halved
60g fresh Italian parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
50g fresh basil leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
Blend the lemon juice, lemon peel, honey, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper in a blender. With the machine running, gradually blend in the oil.

Toss the lettuce, endive, olives, parsley, and basil in a large bowl with enough dressing to coat. Season the salad with more salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.

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