8 Lovely Lavender Recipes: Celebrate Lavender Festival Salad


| June/July 2002



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Makes 8 to 10 servings

This summer salad recipe comes from the organizers of the Celebrate Lavender Festival, which happens at the peak of harvest every year. It features a tangy lavender dressing so versatile you will want to make extra to use for dipping and dusting all manner of raw and cooked vegetables.

Dressing

• 5 tablespoons lemon juice
• 5 tablespoons olive oil
• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
• 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
• 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
• 1/2 teaspoon dried lavender

Salad

• 8 cups red and green oak leaf lettuce or other mixed salad greens, washed and dried
• 4 slices red onion
• 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and sliced thin
• 1 large peach or nectarine cut into slices
• 1 to 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese

1. In a large salad bowl, whisk all the dressing ingredients together.





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