We love this Salad with Lasagna. Make sure the veggies used here are as fresh as possible.
Taste the Romaine lettuce before buying and better not to buy when the weather is hot, Romaine lettuce turns bitter in hot weather. Look for closely bunched ones.
Romaine Lettuce or Iceberg – 1
Cherry tomatoes – 5 or 6
Onion – 1 finely sliced
Cabbage – Julienne ½ cup
Olive oil – 1 tsp
Apple cider Vinegar – 1 tsp
Sugar – ½ tsp
Salt- as per taste
Pepper – ½ tsp ground
Garlic – 2
Coriander leaves – ½ cup
(Optional) For Garnish:
Dried oregano – 1 tsp
Dried basil – 1 tsp
Ricotta cheese – 1tsp
Sesame seeds – 1 tsp toasted (optional)
Directions for Dressing:
Grind coriander leaves and garlic, Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to blend. Season with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Wash the lettuce and tear into bite sized pieces.
Shred Cabbage and add onion, chopped cherry tomatoes.
Toss the salad in the dressing just before serving.
Garnish with ricotta cheese, toasted sesame seeds, oregano and basil.