The Brutus Salad

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Ingredients for 4 portions:


For the dressing:


1/4 cup real French Dijon mustard


1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar


1/4 cup vegetable oil


1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


freshly ground black pepper


cayenne to taste


– the dressing should be sharp and acidic, but please adjust to your taste


For the salad:


4 hearts of romaine, cut or torn into bite-sized pieces


2 ounces extra-sharp aged cheddar


1 apple, thinly sliced


2 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves, chopped


2 tablespoons dill sprigs, chopped


3/4 cup pecan halves, toasted in 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, seasoned with salt and 1 teaspoon of white sugar


happy cooking.

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