Sweet Onion and Radicchio Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Author: Canadian Living

This composed salad is elegant yet simple — perfect as the first course for Thanksgiving dinner. A sprinkling of minced fresh chives and thinly grated carrots would make an attractive garnish.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetabIe oil
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups thinly sliced rings of sweet onions
  • 1 head Boston leaf lettuce
  • 1 radicchio lettuce shredded

Method

In bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, chives, mustard, garlic, honey, salt and pepper; remove 1/4 cup (50 mL) and set aside. Add onion rings to remaining dressing; let stand until slightly softened, about 20 minutes. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.)

Divide Boston lettuce among plates. Toss radicchio with reserved dressing; arrange over lettuce. Top with onion mixture.
 

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 103 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 82.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 14.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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