Summer Vegetable Salad with Charred Jalapeno Dressing (06.18.12)

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jun 18, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-30 14:19:33-04

by Todd Gardiner
For the Dressing:

  • 1 large Jalapeno pepper, charred
  • 1/3 C Olive Oil
  • 1t grain mustard
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 1t Fresh Oregano leaves
  • 1t Agave syrup
  • Kosher salt and Black pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds. Adjust salt and pepper and agave to taste

For the Salad:

  • 4 oz. Assorted lettuces, washed
  • 1 small bunch cilantro
  • 1/4C cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • 1 small zucchini or yellow squash, julienned
  • 1/4C Jicama, julienned

Mix salad ingredients with desired amount of dressing and toss well to combine. Serve along side grilled fish or poultry.