Lekke Recipes

Grilled Green Salad with Coffee Vinaigrette

Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5 Mins Cook Time: 5 Mins Total Time: 10 Mins

A unique green salad served with a Coffee Vinaigrette.


0/15 Ingredients
Adjust Servings


0/7 Instructions
  • 1. Combine Onions, Tomatillos Green Tomato), Nopales, Garlic, Cheese, and ⅓ cup Olive Oil in a large resealable plastic bag season with Salt & Pepper. Seal bag pressing out air and toss to coat. Let sit at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Whisk Vinegar, Honey, and Espresso in a medium bowl until Honey and Espresso are dissolved. Gradually add remaining ⅓ cup Olive Oil, whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  • 3. Prepare grill for medium-high heat lightly oil grates. (Or, heat a grill pan over medium-high.) Remove Onions, Tomatillos, and Nopales from marinade grill, turning occasionally, until tender and charred in spots, about 5 minutes. Let cool.
  • 4. Remove Cheese from marinade and grill turning often, until browned on all sides, 8−10 minutes, let cool.
  • 5. Cut Vegetables into bite-size pieces coarsely chop cheese.
  • 6. Arrange greens on a platter. Season with Salt & Pepper and drizzle with half of Vinaigrette. Top with Cucumber, Herbs, and grilled Vegetables and Cheese drizzle with remaining Vinaigrette.
  • 7. Do Ahead: Vinaigrette can be made 2 days ahead. Cover and chill.