Larry’s Delicious Hearty Green Salad With Homemade Vinaigrette


Salad Ingredients

  • 3 cups Mixed greens – any kind you like: baby spinach romaine lettuce, escarole, frisee, chicory, kale, butter lettuce, bibb lettuce, boston lettuce, green or red leaf lettuce, and napa cabbage – Make sure all of the greens are chopped or torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup Arugula
  • ½ cup Basil fresh
  • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup Cucumber chopped
  • ½ cup Avocado chopped
  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • ½ cup Nuts and/or seeds – Sliced almonds pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, hemp seeds, chia seeds, flaxseed
  • cup Banana peppers sliced
  • ¼ cup Green onions sliced


  • 1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp Honey or maple syrup
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • Toss all of the salad ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Whisk together the dressing ingredients. You can double or triple the recipe and store the dressing in a mason jar in the fridge. Just shake the jar when you are ready to use as the contents will separate.
  • You can either toss the salad with the dressing or you can do self serve.
  • Add ham, turkey, or chicken to the salad for a delicious, nutritious, and filling meal!

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