The perfect combination of lettuce, tomatoes, walnuts and parmesan cheese tossed with a sweet balsamic vinaigrette.
Servings: 2 people
- 3 - 4 cups mixed greens washed and dried
- 2 chopped green onions (white and green part)
- 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese plus 1 tsp for sprinkling on top
For the dressing
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- salt and pepper, to taste
In a mason jar or other container with a lid combine all the ingredients for the dressing and shake until well combined. Set aside.
In a large bowl combine all of the salad ingredients except for the parmesan cheese.
Pour in the dressing and using your clean hands or utensils mix your salad, ensuring that the dressing is evenly distributed. Add the 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese and toss again.
Sprinkle the additional teaspoon of parmesan over the top of the salad right before serving.
The serving size range listed depends on whether you will be serving this salad as a light meal, or a side.
This recipe can easily be doubled.
If you don't have grated parmesan cheese, you can substitute grated romano cheese or grated Greek mizithra.