Basic Simple Green Salad

April 15, 2014 / By Foodland

Basic Simple Green Salad

Chef Keoni Chang shares this basic green salad recipe that can be used as a base for your favorite flavors and toppings!
Course Salad
Servings 4 Servings as a side


  • 5 ounces Local Spring Mixed Greens or Baby Arugula
  • 2 tablespoons fresh herbs, torn (dill, chives, basil, tarragon)
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 ground black pepper
  • 0.25 lemon or lime, squeeze to juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Ho Farms assorted tomatoes, halved (optional)
  • olives (optional)
  • apple slices (optional)
  • dried cranberries (optional)
  • almond slivers (optional)
  • Parmesan cheese, shredded (optional)
  • cucumbers (optional)
  • salami, thinly sliced (optional)


  1. Combine ingredients in a large mixing bowl and serve.


This salad basic can be dressed up in many ways. You can add apple slices, dried cranberries, nuts, assorted cheeses, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, assorted meats, etc. Take this recipe and experiment with different variations. You can also experiment with different herbs and different lettuces.
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