Simple Santa Maria Green Salad

Simple Santa Maria Green Salad

Our barbecue is always served with fresh green salad and grilled garlic bread. These sides perfectly accompany the dense, spicy tri-tip and beans.

What You'll Need

Simple Green Salad Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp red onion, minced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, finely ground
  • 1/4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 6 cups curly leaf lettuce torn
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
Steps to Make

Recipe Instructions

  1. Combine minced onion and vinegar in a small bowl and let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Add oil, salt, pepper and mustard to the onion and vinegar, whisk well.
  3. Place the lettuce, sliced onion and tomatoes in a large bowl and drizzle with dressing. Gently toss to combine.
Santa Maria Tri Tip
Santa Maria Style

Flavors at Home

Need more recipes for simple, traditional Santa Maria Style foods? Download the official Santa Maria Valley Cookbook.