Recipe: Austin Hippie Salad from TRIO at the Four Seasons

Want to recreate the Austin Hippie Salad with Smoked Onion Vinaigrette from my earlier post about the fabulous TRIO at the Four Seasons in Austin, TX?  Thanks to their generosity, the recipe is below.

Thanks to Kerri... give them a follow at @FSAustin on Twitter.  Full recipe after the jump:

Serves 6-8 People


6 oz.  Mesclun greens
1 Head Boston Bibb lettuce, shredded
2 oz. Spinach leaves – Cleaned Well
½ English cucumber, sliced fine
1 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
1 whole Red onion, shaved
½ cup Red currants or raisins
2 whole Carrots, peeled and julienne
½ cup Smoked Onion Vinaigrette (see recipe below)
1 cup Guacamole, formed into quenelles
1 cup Housemade hummus (pureed chickpeas, tahini, sesame seed paste, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and salt)
¼ cup Fresh Sprouts to garnish the salad



1 whole Red onion, peeled, sliced and smoked
1 Garlic clove
1 tsp. Sugar
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/3 cup Red wine vinegar
1 cup Olive oil

Place all ingredients in the blender and mix together well. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Keep refrigerated.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Dumb question...how do you smoke an onion?