Butter Lettuce Salad Recipe

Published on
November 25th 2022
Last updated on March 20th 2024
Sarah Leadon

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Overview of a platter of dressed butter lettuce garnished with tomatoes, olives, avocado, feta cheese and punpkin seeds
Top view of a platter of butter lettuce salad on a wooden table with a fork and spoon resting on the platter

Butter Lettuce is known for its buttery, silky texture, so why not use it to make a salad? This Butter Lettuce Salad is topped with avocados, green and black olives, feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, and toasted pumpkin seeds. It is then drizzled with a flavorful herb Dijon dressing that elevates the salad's flavor. All in all, this Butter Lettuce Salad is simple, tasty, and delicious. It is excellent on its own, but you can also serve it with hard-boiled eggs or if you're feeling fancy, Horseradish Deviled Eggs. Enjoy!
 

How to prepare butter lettuce for a salad?

To prepare butter lettuce for a salad, wash it thoroughly. Next, blot the butter lettuce dry with paper towels and tear it into smaller pieces. 
 

How to cut butter lettuce for a salad?

Butter lettuce has soft silky leaves, so it's better to tear it into smaller pieces. Cutting it with a knife can cause it to turn brown. 
 

How many calories in butter lettuce salad?

There are 420 calories in this butter lettuce salad.
 

Why butter lettuce is good in salad?

Butter lettuce has a mild, sweet flavor with a floral finish. It also has a silky smooth flavor that makes it great for salads.
 

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Author: Sarah Leadon
Rate
Average: 5 (2 votes)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Serves
4 persons

Ingredients

Butter Lettuce Salad:
Dressing:
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Instructions

Butter Lettuce Salad:

Arrange the butter lettuce on a serving platter
 

Overview of butter lettuce arranged on a serving platter

Top with avocado, black olives, green olives, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, and pumpkin seeds. Set aside. 

Top view of butter lettuce with tomatoes, olives, feta cheese, avocados and pumpkin seeds
Dressing:

Whisk the olive oil, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt, pepper and onion powder in a small bowl until combined. 
 

Butter lettuce salad dressing being whisked together in a glass bowl

Pour the dressing over the Butter Lettuce Salad before serving. 

Closeup of butter lettuce salad being dressed with lemon dressing
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Sarah Leadon

Delve into the fusion of food and mood with Sarah. Discover the emotional journey within each recipe. Beyond the kitchen, she's an avid reader and music lover, lost in the rhythms of life.

More posts by Sarah Leadon