Lessons > Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing

Your culinary journey starts here

★★★★★ (34)

10,956 Students
All Levels

Lesson Overview

Fresh and crisp salad greens are a healthy and refreshing part of a balanced diet. These days, the markets are filled with an array of vibrant greens. One can literally make a unique salad every day of the week that will vary in color, composition and flavor. By using a variety of greens, salads …

Click to expand...

Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • understand the differences between mild, bold and bitter salad greens
  • choose fresh and healthy salad greens
  • understand the importance of drying salad greens
  • know how to properly prepare and store salad greens
  • properly toss a salad

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing 2 mins
Not Started
2. Complete Your Self Assessment 2 mins
Not Started
3. Choosing & Cleaning Salad Greens 3 mins
Not Started
4. Drying & Storing Salad Greens 3 mins
Not Started
5. Tossing & Serving Salad Greens 20 mins
Not Started
6. Combining Salad Greens 20 mins
Not Started
7. Practice Activities & Recipes 45 mins
Not Started
8. Lesson Quiz 15 mins
Not Started
Finish Line 1 hr 50 mins Total Time

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

Prerequisites & Related Lessons

Please consider these additional lessons to support your learning and discovery. Some of these lessons are prerequisites that may help contextualize what you are learning and form a baseline of knowledge and skill. Other lessons are related and may help you explore next steps or dive deeper on a learning topic.
Thumbnail salad dressing   vinaigrette basics

Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics

10 Tasks | 23 Videos | 9 Recipes | 1 hr 51 mins

★★★★★ (47)

What People Are Saying

Default profile "Some good information in this lesson" ★★★★★
Default profile "I will be buying more greens and less bagged salads at the store from now on. This course has taken the mystery out of salad greens for me. Thanks Rouxbe." ★★★★★
Default profile "I loved this lesson. I learned how to created textured and involved salads. It really has expanded my practice of make and ordinary salad extraordinary." ★★★★★
Default profile "I have learn good tips that will serve me well, like preparing my salads the proper way before storing. It will make it easier to prepare salads in the future. Experimenting with different combinations is also a nice way to discover new flavors. I need to pratice my final presentation in the plate that will make it even more appetizing." ★★★★★
Show More
23 Videos | 8 Tasks
Task 1: Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: Choosing & Cleaning Salad Greens
Task 4: Drying & Storing Salad Greens
Task 5: Tossing & Serving Salad Greens
Task 6: Combining Salad Greens
Task 7: Practice Activities & Recipes
Task 8: Lesson Quiz

Your Culinary Journey Starts Here!

Access to traditional and next-gen culinary foundations & techniques
Check out lessons, courses and tips
14 days free, no credit card needed