"This is an amazing and unusual salad that is fun for kids to help make. The method sounds strange, but once you try it, you'll want a massaged salad all the time! The salad will look a bit wilted, but it will taste delicious!" — kherder330
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1 (10 ounce) bag
mixed baby salad greens
English cucumber, diced
1 (10 ounce) basket
cherry tomatoes, halved
crumbled Feta cheese
freshly ground black pepper to taste
aged balsamic vinegar
extra-virgin olive oil
This was a great salad! However, I believe the dressing ratios are incorrect. I tried it with 50/50 vinegar to olive oil and would have gagged on vinegar. The olive oil amount has to be doubled in the recipe! Then, it truely is perfect in my opinion. I used leaf lettuce, roma tomatoes, and an English cucumber. I also did about 1/2 the recipe and it did not seem to be a problem. Other than that, I followed the recipe except I didn't add any black pepper because I don't care for it. After we started eating it I realized I forgot to add the garlic! Either way, it was tasty so I guess it was a fine mistake. Plus, I didn't have to worry about garlic breath after dinner. Great simple salad. Try it, just remember to double the olive oil!
This is an excellent recipe and my favorite salad! We make it with spinach and I do think the rubbing makes the salad even better. We make this salad several times a week. Sometimes I substitute sun-dried tomatoes if I'm out of fresh tomatoes. Definitely give this one a try!
This was delicious but in all honesty, I don't think the massaging made any difference at all. I made it with an English cucumber that I had peeled strips of skin off with a veggie peeler, and basil and sun-dried tomato feta. Oh, and white balsamic vinegar (LOVE that stuff!). Thanks!
This was good, but added some artichoke hearts and greek olives to it- I love the taste of balsamic vinegar so the ratio was perfect
excellent, my husband and i were licking our plates when the salad was all gone! I also did not "rub" the lettuce. I marinated everything except the lettuce for a few hours then poured it over the top of the lettuce as you would a dressing. I would also add that crumbled baked pita chips on top for "croutons" are an amazing addition to this salad!
Great salad BUT I found it a little bland. I added 2 tbsp of lemon juice and that took care of it. Also a few extra garlic cloves. My husband loved it!
Great simple and fast salad but, I added a little more garlic and a lot of fresh cracked pepper. It was definitely fun to "rub" it though!
Loved it! Perfect as is and doesn't need anything else....expect maybe double the recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Lebanese Rubbed Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 89
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