Vegetable Salad with Lettuce - This beautiful green simple salad is made with fresh sugar snap peas, green beans, English cucumber and dressed in a simple vinaigrette. This is the perfect Spring or Summer salad to serve to your family and friends. Simple salads do not have to be boring. Challenge yourself to take your salad game to the next level by adding other varieties of veggies.
Fill a pot half way with water and place on stove to boil water. Meanwhile,
Wash, drain, and dry lettuce using salad spinner. Chop lettuce. Set aside.
Wash sugar snap and green beans, cut tips off each end if necessary. Set aside
When water starts to boil, add sugar snap beans and green beans to boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. DO NOT OVERCOOK. The veggies should still be crisp, vibrant green but tender. Remove from heat and place in ice bath to stop the cooking process. Remove veggies from ice bath and place on a clean dish towel or paper towels and blot dry.
In a salad bowl, add chopped lettuce and remaining veggies. Season to your taste with salt and pepper and toss. Garish and lightly dress salad with simple vinaigrette.
1 - small to medium garlic clove minced
1/2 tsp - diced shallot
1 tbsp - rice vinegar
2 tbsp - extra virgin olive oil
Season to taste with salt and pepper
**Please note: Nutritional values serve as a guide only as values may vary.