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Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Gourmet Oil and Vinegar

Easy Green Salad With Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

4 servings

  • 4 cups washed mixed salad greens of choice, rinsed, dried and chopped
  • 4 fresh green onions, chopped or 1 small red onion, peeled, sliced in thin pieces
  • 1 medium seedless orange, peeled. Cut orange sections in bite-size pieces, you could also use a can of mandarin orange sections, drained
  • Small sprigs cilantro diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste, use fresh ground pepper
  • Aged Balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil as desired (aceto balsamico)
  • Crisp croutons for garnish if desired


Wash and prepare mixed salad greens. In a large bowl, add chopped onions, orange pieces, and cilantro to mixed greens in large bowl; salt and pepper lightly and toss. Divide salad greens evenly in four salad bowls. Sprinkle each individual salad lightly with salt. Drizzle balsamic vinegar and olive oil over salads. Garnish with croutons, if desired.

Variations:

  • Subsitute orange(s); with 1 red ripe medium tomato, cut into small wedges, or 8 ripe cherry tomatoes, each sliced in half
  • Add crumbled blue or parmesan cheese as desired

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