What we do know: Elaine ordered a big salad on almost every episode of Seinfeld. What we don’t know: what the heck was in it. Here’s our best guess; consider it a simple but well-done garden salad.

This recipe was featured as part of our Festivus menu.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 5 mins 
  • Active: 5 mins

Ingredients (6)

  • 10 ounces butter lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups pear tomatoes
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced paper thin on the bias
  • 1/2 medium English cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced paper thin on the bias
  • 1 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • Herbed Buttermilk Dressing


  1. Combine all ingredients except dressing in a large bowl and toss thoroughly. Divide among 8 plates and drizzle with desired amount of dressing.