I love a really cold salad and this takes it to the extreme. My father would always serve all the greens ice cold and I really feel this recipe keeps that tradition alive!
Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli
Print
Total:
6 hr 10 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
6 hr
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce, outer layer removed and both ends trimmed
Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small bunch fresh tarragon, washed, dried, leaves chopped

Directions

Put the head of lettuce on a flat surface and cut in half at the equator. Transfer the lettuce to a small tray and put it in the freezer. 

In a medium bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, vinegar, and pinch of salt. Slowly whisk in the olive oil and then add the tarragon. Taste for seasoning and set aside. 

Allow the lettuce to remain in the freezer until just before serving. They can remain in there for 4 to 6 hours, if necessary. When ready to serve, transfer to a platter and drizzle each half with the dressing. Serve immediately.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Wedge Salad

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Watercress Salad

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Butter Lettuce Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Iceberg Salad with Homemade Catalina Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Iceberg Wedges with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Caesar Salad

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Emeril's Salad

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Cobb Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Salad Presto

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

On TV

Sugar Showdown

7:30am | 6:30c

Sugar Showdown

8:30am | 7:30c

Sugar Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Cake Hunters

10am | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30am | 9:30c

Cake Hunters

11am | 10c

Cake Hunters

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped 2.0

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Southern and Hungry

5:30pm | 4:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

6:30pm | 5:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Man Fire Food

11pm | 10c

Man Fire Food

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here