Return to Content

Robbins Family Salad

by in Jan 2007
Robbins Family Salad
6 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (68% score)
Print Friendly

Total Time: 10

Yield: 6 servings

Which greens you use and what you add or omit are optional and can change from day to day, season to season -- it's the dressing that makes this salad so good.

Login to add to your Recipe Box
Upload Your PhotoUpload Your Photo


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)
  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • Dried cranberries (optional)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (optional)


Combine oil, vinegar, syrup, mustard, and garlic, if desired, in a mason jar. Cover tightly and shake vigorously until ingredients are well combined. Place remaining ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss with enough dressing to coat (but not soak). Serve immediately.
Updated Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

Bring New England Home

Subscribe for 1 year for only $19.97!

A 44% saving!


Browse Similar Recipes

2 Responses to Robbins Family Salad

  1. Judith Smith July 17, 2009 at 11:36 am #

    Excellent vinaigrette, wonderful taste and unbelievably fast to make.

  2. Anonymous July 22, 2009 at 9:50 am #

    I love putting the syrup in it … and then I made it with honey, awesome! I also made it with crushed raspberries and added some of my favorite herbs…
    So easy and delicious!

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

©2016, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111