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Herby Salad with Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette

Serves 6


    Move over lettuce, there’s a new leafy green in town, and this one is packed with flavour. This salad is loaded with fresh, leafy herbs and crisp, crunchy vegetables. Toss them together with this light vinaigrette to highlight the subtle sweetness and allow the beautiful freshness of these herbs to shine through as the star of this dish.


    Change it up

    Try using different sweeteners, mustards, vinegars, or citrus juice in this vinaigrette to make your favourite combination.


    Herby Salad with Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette


      • 3 cups (750 mL) loosely packed herbs such as cilantro, mint, and basil
      • 3 cups (750 mL) shaved vegetables such as radish, carrots, and cucumber
      • 2 cups (500 mL) pea shoots or watercress
      • 2 cups (500 mL) torn kale
      • 1 cup (250mL) chopped snap peas
      • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
      • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) champagne vinegar
      • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) grainy mustard
      • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup
      • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped chives


      Per serving:

      • calories111
      • protein4 g
      • total fat6 g
        • sat. fat1 g
      • total carbohydrates13 g
        • sugars5 g
        • fibre4 g
      • sodium38 mg



      In large bowl, toss together herbs, vegetables, pea shoots, and kale.


      In small bowl or jar, add oil, vinegar, mustard, maple syrup, and chives; mix or shake to combine for vinaigrette. Pour over salad mixture, toss to combine, and enjoy.



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