The perfect house salad. Tangy creamy dressing, crisp lettuce, mix of veggies, crunchy croutons. What more could you ask for from a humble salad?

You can put any veggies in here really. Carrots are nice. Green beans wouldn’t suck. Radishes rock if you want to replace the onions.

This will serve 2 for a big portion and 4 for a small portion. It’s easy to scale up to party size too, just multiply.


Mise en Place
Veggies Staples
1 head romaine, cut in to bite sized pieces 2 tbs red wine vinegar
1/4 cup shredded radicchio 2 tbs mayo
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half 6 tbs ev olive oil
1/4 cup sliced celery 1 clove garlic minced
1/4 cup sliced red onion 1 tsp oregano
1/4 cup roughly chopped olives 1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup shaved parm 1 cup torn baguette pieces
2 tbs ev olive oil
pepper 1 tsp kosher salt

Equipment
1 Skillet on medium high

Directions
Step Action
0 Toss baguette pieces with olive oil, 1 tsp kosher salt, and black pepper
1 In hot skillet, add baguette, toss every minute or so until browned and crunchy
2 Whisk vinegar, mayo, salt, together.
3 Slowly whisk in ev olive oil. Start tasting at 4 tbs, you may need all 6, you may need more or less
4 Add garlic and pepper to dressing
5 Toss all veggies, cheese, and croutons with dressing
6 Eat!
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