Citrus-Thyme Vinaigrette Salad

This salad goes well with any Italian meal. Try it with Cherry Tomato Red Clam Sauce with Linguine and Spumoni Ice Cream Sandwiches.


  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thyme leaves, freshly chopped
  • 2 hearts of romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 3-4 ribs celery from the heart, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion or 1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped


In a salad bowl, whisk together the marmalade, Dijon mustard and the zest and juice of 1 lemon. Stream in the EVOO, then season the dressing with salt, pepper and thyme. Add the chopped lettuce and vegetables to the bowl and toss to coat evenly.

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