Under 30 Minutes

Frisee Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Frisee has a slightly bitter taste and crisp, curly leaves. Pair it with a tangy vinaigrette for an easy side dish.

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  • Servings: 8

Source: Everyday Food, December 2007


  • 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound frisee, trimmed and roughly torn
  • 1 bunch fresh chives, cut into 1-inch lengths


  1. In a blender (or screw-top jar), combine vinegar and mustard. Season with salt and pepper, and blend well to combine. Add oil, and blend until combined and thickened.
  2. Place frisee and chives in a large serving bowl; toss with vinaigrette, and serve.

Cook's Notes

The sturdy heads of frisee will keep, bagged, for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.