Simple Spring Lettuce Salad Recipe

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Everett February 19, 2021

How To Make Simple Spring Lettuce Salad

This tasty spring lettuce salad is assembled with arugula and shallot, tossed with a bright and zesty lemon-mustard dressing, for a healthy meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1shallot,finely chopped
  • tsphoney
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • 2tbsprice vinegar
  • 16cupsarugula

Instructions

  1. Combine the shallot, honey, mustard, and salt in a jar with a lid. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, and vinegar.

  2. Cover the jar with a lid, then shake until the dressing is thickened.

  3. Place the arugula in a bowl and drizzle the dressing over the greens. Toss to coat.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • To make a larger batch of the dressing, simply double or triple the amounts and store it in the fridge for 1 to 2 weeks. This dressing can also do double duty as a marinade for chicken or thick, firm-fleshed fish.
  • Any variety of spring lettuce such as bibb or red leaf can replace the arugula.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 80.90kcal
  • Fat: 7.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.97g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.09g
  • Fiber: 0.92g
  • Sugar: 2.59g
  • Protein: 1.26g
  • Sodium: 91.56mg
  • Calcium: 67.77mg
  • Potassium: 178.00mg
  • Iron: 0.73mg
  • Vitamin A: 47.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.08mg
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