In our Butter Lettuce and Herb Salad, the soft texture and buttery richness of the lettuce are gloriously balanced with fresh herbs and a tangy dressing that brings out the best flavors. Simple and delicious. This is a great salad to serve along with seafood or grilled meats.  Perfect with seared scallops, lobster or crab, lotte, grilled steak, pork or chicken.
Butter Lettuce and Herb Salad

Butter Lettuce and Herb Salad
 
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Recipe type: Salads
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 small heads butter or Boston lettuce
Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons minced fresh herbs; see * Note
Garnish
  • 4 lemon slices (disks) cut in half - two halves per plate
Instructions
  1. Wash the lettuce, then dry it and tear it into bite-sized pieces. Place it in a large bowl and chill until ready to toss.
  2. Combine the Dijon, lemon juice and vinegar in a small bowl. Whisk in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss the lettuce with the vinaigrette and the herbs.
  4. Serve with lemon slices for garnish. Use the garnish to add more lemon flavor if desired.
Notes
* Note: Use any combination of herbs you happen to have in the refrigerator for this salad. Basil, parsley, thyme and chervil work well.

Exchanges: 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 5 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 259 Fat: 28 g Saturated fat: 4 g Carbohydrates: 4 g Sodium: 92 mg Fiber: 2.08 g Protein: 1 g Cholesterol: 0

 

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