Mixed Pea Spring Garden Salad

 

Mixed salad greens and fresh herbs with de-shelled sweet peas, snap peas, cucumber and radish are served together in a raspberry balsamic vinaigrette.

 

Mixed Pea Spring Garden Salad

Ingredients                            Makes: 4 servings
4 cups mixed salad greens
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, separated
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
2 tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
1/4 cup fresh sweet peas, de-shelled
10 snap peas
3 radish, thinly sliced & halved
1/4 cup cucumber, thinly sliced & halved
1/3 cup raspberry vinaigrette dressing      *see recipe link below!

Instructions
Prepare a raspberry vinaigrette dressing using the recipe link found below.

Clean and dry mixed salad greens and herbs, then set aside in a bowl. Separate mint leaves from stems and each other and set aside in the same bowl. De-stem cilantro leaves and also add to bowl. Cut off thick stem from parsley and chop up leaves then add to the bowl of greens.

De-shell sweet peas and set aside in a bowl. Cut the ends off the snap peas and cut in half diagonally, add to bowl of peas. Cut the tops off the radishes and thinly slice, add to pea bowl. Peal the cucumber and thinly slice and also add to pea bowl.

In a large bowl add the mixed salad greens and fresh cut herbs and gently toss together. Next, add the bowl of mixed peas, sliced radish and cucumbers and gently mix together without bruising any leaves. Pour the vinaigrette dressing on top of the salad and serve immediately. Enjoy!

*Try our Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing recipe here!

Recipe shared by: J. Marshall

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