Farmers Market Salad with Fresh Basil Dressing

 
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I prepared this salad after going to the Larchmont farmers market in LA. I was really inspired by all the fresh greens and I wanted to make something that featured the gorgeous basil I picked up. This salad is perfect to serve with chicken or fish as the main protein.

Prep: 10 minutes
Serving: dressing for 4 main course salads
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients
- 1 head of butter lettuce
- Red Mizuna lettuce (optional)
- 2 egg (per salad plate)  
- 2 Persian cucumbers
- 1/2 cup shaved fennel
- 2-3 French breakfast radishes
- 3 rashers of sugar-free bacon
- 2 tbsp toasted macadamia nuts
- 1 tbsp organic pumpkin seeds
- 10 Fresh sage leaves

Dressing
- 1/2 cup of fresh basil
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 tsp Himalayan salt
- 1 tsp organic Dijon mustard
- 1 egg yolk

    Directions

    1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a high powered blender 
    2. Wash, dry, chop and toss all fresh ingredients
    3. Sautee nuts, seeds, and sage in 1 tsp of coconut oil
    4. Dress salad 5 minutes before serving