Bibb Lettuce Salad

Aired August 27, 2007

4 heads bibb lettuce, leaves washed and torn
1 bag radishes, thinly sliced
1 English cucumber, cut in half lengthwise and sliced into half moons
1 cup pine nuts, toasted
2 shallots, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)

In a large serving bowl, combine the torn bibb lettuce leaves, radishes, cucumber and toasted pine nuts.

In a separate small bowl combine the shallots, Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Slowly whisk in EVOO in a steady stream. Pour the dressing over the salad just before serving.

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