'A spendthrift for the oil, a miser for the vinegar, a sage for the salt, and a madman to mix,'
Dr. Strauss's Cookery Book, Dishes and Drinks or Philsophy in the Kitchen' 1887
extra virgin olive oil
salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper
one of the following:
1 healthy pinch of madness!
Add your own madness to the method. I have led the way with a couple of crazy combinations in my top 10 Italian Vegetable Recipes.
I never make dressing on the side but dress over the bowl. My preferred ingredients are above.
NOTE: I often sprinkle salads with Furikake or mixed seeds for a nutritious extray nutty flavor!