Boston Bibb, Herb and Spring Radish Salad

Recipe By: Calphalon Team  -  Originally Published: 8/29/2009


The piquant Dijon dressing on this simple salad is a traditional French vinaigrette.

  • Servings: Serves 4-6
  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Appetizer; Salad


For the dressing:
6 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

2 Tbsp. cider vinegar

1 Tbsp. shallot, minced

1 clove fresh garlic, minced

1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

For the salad:
2 heads of Boston Bibb lettuce, washed, trimmed and torn into bite-size pieces

6 radishes, trimmed and cut into thin slices

1 bunch watercress, stems removed

1/2 c. fresh herbs like parsley, cilantro, chives and chervil


In a medium bowl, add all dressing ingredients and whisk together.

In a large bowl, add greens and toss briefly.  Add the dressing and toss again, evenly coating all the greens.