Butter Lettuce Salad

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
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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.  
Author: Sarah Leadon
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
10 mins
4 persons


Butter Lettuce Salad:


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
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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