1990s Recipes + Menus
Romaine and Cucumber Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette
- 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
- 2 garlic cloves, minced and mashed to a paste with 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 2 heads of romaine, torn into bite-size pieces, rinsed, and spun dry (about 14 cups)
- 2 cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced crosswise
In a large bowl whisk together the vinegar, the garlic paste, and pepper to taste, add the oil in a stream, whisking, and whisk the vinaigrette until it is emulsified. Add the romaine and the cucumbers and toss the salad well.