The greens and herbs you use, as well as the proportions of each, depend on what’s available and what you like.
TIP: Use larger amounts—for example--3 cups herbs to 3 cups salad greens
Herbs with milder flavors that blend well with others, such as:
- bee balm and
- some varieties of basil
TIP: Use smaller amounts of pungent herbs with greens.
More pungent herbs whose flavors tend to dominate, such as:
Choosing Salad Greens
Choose salad greens with mild flavors that don’t compete with the herbs, such as:
- baby spinach
- butterhead and looseleaf varieties