Leafy Chopped Salad

Chopped coarsely and dressed in a vinaigrette full of chives snipped from the herb garden, the most common vegetables (Boston lettuce, celery, and cucumber) make a delicious starter. Choose whatever greens look the freshest; the point is to combine greens with different textures and flavors.
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 1 small head of Boston lettuce, coarsely chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 2 celery stalks, coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium cucumber, quartered lengthwise and chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 small bunch of chives, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Chive Vinaigrette
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, combine all of the vegetables and drizzle with the Chive Vinaigrette. Toss to coat and season with salt and pepper.

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