Herb and Seed Salad

September 25, 2015
3 Ratings
Photo by Alpha Smoot
  • Serves 3 as a side
Author Notes

Simple, herbaceous, fresh, and crunchy. P.S.: A 6-minute egg on this is not terrible, but then again, a 6-minute egg on literally anything at all isn’t terrible. —Kendra Vaculin

What You'll Need
  • 3 heads Little Gem lettuce, rough ends lopped off, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • juice of 1/2 small lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • fresh ground pepper
  • flaky sea salt
  1. Toss together the lettuce and herbs.
  2. Whisk lemon juice and olive oil together in a small bowl. Pour some over the salad and toss. Sprinkle with seeds, pepper, and salt.

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2 Reviews

ReeceAmy October 19, 2015
Kendra - this was wonderful! No sad lunch for me today.
Kristine B. September 30, 2015
This sounds phenom! I am always looking for a light salad recipe. I will give it a try soon:).