Summer Greens Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette & Anchovy Breadcrumbs

Using a variety of greens gives this simple summer salad an interesting mix of textures. The anchovy in the breadcrumbs and sun-dried tomatoes in the vinaigrette are subtle, but key to adding umami.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 anchovy fillet

  • ¼ cup fresh whole-wheat breadcrumbs

  • ¼ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes

  • ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar or sherry vinegar

  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil

  • 1 tablespoon diced shallot

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • Ground pepper to taste

  • 3 cups torn Little Gem lettuce and/or butter lettuce

  • 3 cups red-frill mustard greens and/or frisée

  • 1 medium bulb fennel, very thinly sliced

  • 4 radishes, very thinly sliced


  1. Heat olive oil and anchovy in a small saucepan over medium heat, mashing the anchovy into the oil. Add breadcrumbs and cook, stirring, until crisp, about 2 minutes.

  2. Combine tomatoes, vinegar, grapeseed oil, shallot, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in a mini food processor; process until smooth.

  3. Combine lettuce, greens, fennel and radishes in a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with the breadcrumbs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
20g Fat
18g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Added Sugars 1g 2%
Protein 4g 7%
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Vitamin A 3479IU 70%
Vitamin C 25mg 28%
Folate 81mcg 20%
Sodium 292mg 13%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Magnesium 33mg 8%
Potassium 683mg 15%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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