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Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Makes 6 Servings
*1 clove garlic, halved
*1 tbls. Dijon mustard
*3 tbls. balsamic vinegar
*salt and pepper, to taste
*1 cup olive oil
*3 cups assorted greens: romaine, watercress, iceberg, bibb, butter lettuce, rinsed and dried, ripped into bite-sized pieces
*3 oz. Parmesan-Reggiano cheese, shaved
1Rub cut side of both garlic halves around the inside surface of a small bowl.
2Whisk mustard and balsamic vinegar together in the bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
3Add oil into the bowl using a slow steady stream, whisking constantly, until all oil is incorporated and dressing reaches a creamy consistency. Let stand 30 minutes.
4Mix assorted greens in salad bowl.
5Just before serving, re-wisk dressing, add to greens and toss to mix. Reseason with salt and pepper. Garnish with Parmesan-Reggiano shavings on top of each serving.