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The Heirloom Salad

A delicious, easy seasonal salad.

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy lunch recipe, light recipe, summer recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Linda Spiker



  • 4 cups mixed baby greens
  • 1 cup baby arugula
  • 1 small fennel bulb thinly sliced
  • 1 red 1orange and 1 yellow heirloom tomato, diced
  • ½ of one small red onion thinly sliced
  • Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano


  • 3 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 T good quality Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch sea salt and freshly ground pepper



  1. Combine all salad ingredients on platter, dress, toss and plate. Use a ‘Y’ peeler to shave Parmesan on top of plated salad and serve.


  1. Combine all ingredients and whisk till emulsified. Dress salad, top with shaved Parmesan.