Green Herb Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette has a lovely lightness and flavor. It does not overpower your other dishes.
In many Mediterranean countries, fresh herbs are used as primary salad ingredients. Herbs are appreciated for the complex flavor and refreshing taste they bring to a salad. Parsley, cilantro, chervil, arugula, and mint are commonly used this way. Fresh oregano and thyme might be added in smaller quantities. You may use only a single herb or a mixture. Do not use woody-stemmed herbs such as rosemary or sage. Also, just be sure to include leaves only (no cheating leaving all stems behind).
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Green Herb Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette:
Sources: I slightly adapted this recipe from The Williams-Sonoma Collection Series: Salad, by Georgeanne Brennan, published by Simon & Schuster, 2001. Photo from Williams-Sonoma web site.