Nothing beats this classic from the south of France. If you like to eat salads for a meal this is your guy! It is packed with flavor and leaves you feeling good afterwards. Win win!
2 heads green leaf lettuce, washed and chopped
2 cups arugula
1 lb poached shrimp
1 cup roasted beets, diced
8-10 roasted or boiled purple potatoes
4 oz blanched green beans, trimmed
3 hard boiled eggs, peeled and quartered
1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
1⁄2 cup Kalamata olives
1⁄2 cup sliced red onion
Tarragon Caper Dressing, see below
Begin by bringing together all of your salad ingredients. Prepare salad dressing and arrange both lettuce and arugula on a large platter. Arrange the shrimp, beets, potatoes, green beans, eggs, tomatoes, olives, and red onion on top of the lettuce. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with 1⁄4 cup of the dressing. Serve with additional dressing on the side.
Tarragon Caper Dressing
1/2 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp honey
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 small garlic clove, minced
2 Tbsp capers, drained and rinsed
1 Tbsp finely chopped tarragon
Combine all ingredients in a large mason jar, tighten lid, and shake well until fully incorporated.
Season with salt and pepper, to taste.