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Salads, Vegetarian

Butter Lettuce and Herb Salad

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Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 4
  • 2 small heads butter lettuce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt, pepper
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh herbs

Step 1Wash the lettuce, then dry it and tear it into bite-sized pieces. Place it in a large bowl and chill until ready to toss.

Step 2Combine the Dijon, lemon juice and vinegar in a small bowl. Whisk in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Step 3Toss the lettuce with the vinaigrette and the herbs.

Note: Use any combination of herbs you happen to have in the refrigerator for this salad. Basil, parsley, thyme and chervil work well.
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