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Sorrel and Herbs Salad

For this recipe you will need:

  • ¼ pound sorrel
  • 1 small head of leaf lettuce
  • 4 tarragon leaves
  • 2 sprigs of chervil
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chives
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To prepare this recipe:

Clean and wash the sorrel and lettuce under cold running water. Tear the leaves into bite-size pieces.

Mince the tarragon, chervil and basil leaves. Toss these herbs with the sorrel lettuce and chives. Place the salad greens in the refrigerator to chill for 10 minutes.

While the greens are chilling, whisk together the oil and vinegar, and season the dressing to taste with salt and pepper. Toss the dressing with the greens and serve immediately.

This recipe will serve 4 people.

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