Romaine Salad

Salata Khus (sa-la-ta khus)

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    (About 2 quarts )
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

This “quick fix” salad is a last-minute favorite that delivers great flavor in no time. It is my version of Caesar salad without cheese and croutons. However, when in the mood, I throw in some pita croutons and crumbled Bulgarian feta cheese.

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 2 quarts (lightly packed) sliced romaine lettuce
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

    Method

    Prepare Ahead

    You can slice the romaine lettuce early in the day and refrigerate it until needed. Or for extra-crisp romaine, after it has been rinsed and dripped dry, wrap it in a kitchen towel and place it in a plastic bag in the refrigerator overnight.