Mixed Green Salad with Homemade Dijon Balsamic Dressing

By Rachel {le forque}
March 6, 2014
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Author Notes: This salad is the perfect mix of both fresh and hearty ingredients & is filling enough to enjoy as an entree. Rachel {le forque}

Serves: 2

Dijon Balsamic Dressing

  • 5 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Mixed Green Salad

  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1/4 cup steamed lentils
  • 2 pieces steamed beets
  • 1 handful mini heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 pinch fresh shaved parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 piece avocado
  1. Place all of the Dijon Balsamic Dressing ingredients into a small bowl and whisk until a nice emulsion forms -place to the side
  2. Cut beets, mini heirloom tomatoes, & avocado into desired bite-sized pieces
  3. Place mixed greens in a large bowl & top with lentils, beets, tomatoes, chia seeds, & parmesan cheese
  4. Drizzle with desired amount of Dijon Balsamic Dressing and toss
  5. Top with avocado & enjoy!

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