Boistfort Valley Farm
Community Supported Recipe Box

Farmers Market Greens


  • 1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • A pinch of dry mustard powder
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 lb mixed greens: lettuce, tatsoi, mizuna, arugula. . .
  • Optional: A dozen (well rinsed) edible flowers to garnish (nasturtiums are a favorite of mine)
  • Sliced radishes


dish: side
season: summer

Whisk together vinegar, shallot, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, then add oil in a slow stream, whisking until emulsified. Add greens and toss until coated well. Top with flowers.

Adapted from Gourmet, October 2005