Field Greens Salad Recipe

When deciding what to make for our Italian meal this month I came across a beautifully simple recipe for a field greens salad and dressing. When I made it, Travis and I both thought it was a hit and we have been munching on it ever since. I did however change up the dressing, Travis is not a huge Basalmic fan and I decided to sweeten it up with some honey.


Bagged Mixed Leaf Lettuce

1 cup cooked and chopped Bacon

1/4 cup Walnuts

Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

4 TB Olive Oil

2 TB Basalmic Vinaigrette

1 TB honey/maple syrup

salt and pepper as needed

I use the Mixed Baby Herb Lettuce from Trader Joe’s if you don’t have a Trader Joe’s make sure you get a salad mix with some bitter herb, arugula, radicchio or even cilantro. I like to wash, then pat dry before chopping.

While your mix is drying. place 1/4 cup walnuts on a cookie sheet and bake for 10ish minutes in a 350 degree oven, or until fragrant. Remove from the oven, cool and then chop.

For your dressing add all ingredients to a small bowl or I prefer my 2 cup Pyrex wet measuring cup. Use a small whisk and mix throughly. Pour over your lettuce mix, toss with Bacon, Walnuts and shredded Parmesan.


*Original inspiration recipe from Williams Sonoma Essentials of Italian Cookbook

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