This quick and easy salad looks so festive with bright red pomegranate seeds set against deep green Romain lettuce and shaved Parmesan cheese. Tossed in a homemade white balsamic salad dressing, it tastes as good as it looks.
1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped and rinsed
seeds (aka arils) of 1 fresh pomegranate
hard Parmesan cheese, shaved with a potato peeler
1/2 cup California Olive Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil – I used the fruity Arebequina variety
1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon fresh honey
1 clove garlic, finely minced
salt and pepper to taste
Recommended Tools: OXO Good Grips Salad Dressing Shaker – I absolutely LOVE mine – we use it constantly. The built in measuring lines makes making homemade salad dressing so much easier, especially for our girls when they help with dinner.
One time, my husband was supervising dinner and put the girls in charge of making the salad dressing (this was before we had our salad dressing shaker). The twins attempted to make the dressing the way they’ve seen me do it countless times before – without measuring – and AN ENTIRE BOTTLE of balsamic vinegar ended up in the mix.
I bought the Oxo Good Grips the next day. It has paid for itself many times over since then. 🙂
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To make the dressing, combine all ingredients in the OXO Good Grips Salad Dressing Shaker or other mixing container and shake vigorously to combine. If you don’t have a container with a dependable lid, mix thoroughly with a whisk to combine.
To serve, toss the pomegranate seeds with the romaine lettuce and salad dressing. Then, top with shaved Parmesan cheese.