Not only does this salad look and taste great, the rich antioxidant content is also beneficial to our health, especially our eyes and heart. This quick and easy recipe can be enjoyed as a healthy snack on- the -go and can be a great compliment to many hot summer bbqs yet to come.
1 head romaine lettuce (or another red variety), trimmed and torn into pieces
1 small bunch arugula (rocket), torn into pieces
1/2 cup fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley
6 freshly chopped basil leaves
1 carrot, thinly sliced crosswise
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced crosswise
1/4 cup radish sprouts
1bulb fennel, trimmed and thinly sliced crosswise
1 teaspoon ground flaxseeds
Lemon-Lime Olive Oil Dressing
Combine lettuce, arugula, parsley, basil, carrot, celery, radish sprouts, fennel, and flaxseeds in a large bowl. Drizzle with enough dressing to lightly coat. Toss to combine.
Juice and zest from 1 lemon
Juice and zest from 1 lime
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
Whisk all ingredients together in a large bowl; let stand 10 minutes before using.