Four-Hearts Green Salad

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 romaine lettuce hearts
  • 1 tablespoon honey or grape molasses
  • ¼ cup raw almonds
  • ¼ cup raw pistachios kernels
  • ¼ cup raw hazelnuts


  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons pistachio oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Thoroughly wash the lettuce. Pat dry and keep cool. In a nonstick skillet, heat the honey. Add the nuts, stirring constantly with a rubber spatula until lightly caramelized. Set aside.
  2. To make the vinaigrette, whisk the mustard and vinegar in a mixing bowl. Gradually add the olive and pistachio oils while whisking until smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper and adjust seasoning to taste. Just before serving, toss the lettuce, nuts and vinaigrette. Serve in the center of individual plates.

nutrition facts

Based on 4 servings

Per serving:

  • Calories345
  • Total Fat34g
  • Saturated Fat4g
  • Sodium335mg
  • Total Carbohydrate11g
  • Dietary Fiber3g
  • Protein5g

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