• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    15 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Green Salad with Hibiscus Vinaigrette

    This green salad is addictive: a mix of red and green leaf lettuce with tart green apple, sweet grapes, and crunchy totasted pepitas all tossed with an hibiscus vinaigrette.


    Ingredients
    For the Hibiscus Infusion
    1
    cup
    water
    1/2
    cup
    hibiscus flowers
    For the Vinaigrette
    4
    tablespoons
    hibiscus infusion
    1
    teaspoon
    Dijon mustard
    1/2
    cup
    extra virgin olive oil
    1/2
    teaspoon
    kosher salt
    1/4
    teaspoon
    freshly ground black pepper
    For the Salad
    1
    head
    red or green leaf lettuce, washed and torn
    1
    green apple, cored and thinly sliced
    1
    small bunch of green or red seedless grapes, washed and halved
    1/2
    cup
    pepitas, tossed
    Directions
    Make the infusion: Combine water and hibiscus flowers in small saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn heat down and simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes. Strain and cool completely, reserving jamaica flowers. Makes a bit over 1/2 cup.
    Make the vinaigrette: In medium bowl, combine jamaica infusion, mustard, salt and pepper. Make sure salt is dissolved. Start whisking in olive oil very slowly until dressing is emulsified. Correct seasonings.
    Make the salad: In large bowl, arrange lettuce, green apple, grapes and a few of the reserved jamaica flowers. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss very well. Sprinkle with pepitas and serve immediately.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    Vegetarian

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