Romaine Lettuce Salad With Cilantro Dressing

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Ensalada de Lechuga con Aderezo de Cilantro from "Zarela's VeraCruz" -- a lovely, simple salad with a very fresh taste--a wonderful palate cleanser after a main course.

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  1. Have ready a large bowl of ice water.
  2. Rinse the lettuce under cold running water, tear into bite-sized pieces, and let stand in the ice water to crisp for 10-15 minutes. Drain well and dry very thoroughly in a salad spinner.
  3. In a salad bowl, combine the lettuce, cucumber, and celery.
  4. In a blender, combine the cilantro and olive oil; process to a puree.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  6. Toss with the salad and serve.