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Mixed Salad with Tarragon

Mixed Salad with Tarragon


  • 1/2 English (seedless) cucumber, thinly sliced (peel or rinse with peel left on)

  • 1 ripe tomato, quartered and thinly sliced

  • 1 small red onion or 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 large or 2 medium romaine hearts, washed and chopped

  • 3-4 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves or 2 teaspoons, dried

  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar or white wine

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • Sesame seeds, for garnish


Combine all the vegetables and tarragon in a serving bowl. Dress the salad with the vinegar, oil, and salt and pepper, to taste. Garnish the salad with lots of sesame seeds when ready to serve.