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Butter Lettuce Salad with Avocado, Cucumber, and Pine nuts with a Lemon Vinaigrette
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5 from 2 votes

Butter Lettuce Salad with Avocado, Cucumber, and Pine nuts with a Lemon Vinaigrette

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Condiment
Servings: 4
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking

Ingredients


  • Lemon Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3-4 tbsp fresh lemon juice to taste (we like it tart)
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • Honey to taste
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste

  • Salad:
  • Butter lettuce torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 avocado sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced
  • 1/4 red onion sliced thinly
  • 1 radish sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • Shaved parmesan
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Make the lemon vinaigrette
    by combining the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, honey, a pinch of red pepper flakes, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Whisk until well combined. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed or desired.
  • Set aside to allow flavors to mingle.
  • Make the salad by combining the butter lettuce, avocado, cucumber, red onion, radishes, and toasted pine nuts.
  • Drizzle with the well-whisked lemon vinaigrette then toss to coat evenly.
  • Top with shaved parmesan and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy.