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.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


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


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

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