Butter Lettuce Salad with Feta with Walnuts and an Olive Oil Lemon Dressing
- Walnuts, chopped (1/2 cup)
- Heads of butter lettuce, rinsed and spun dry (2)
- Kosher salt
- Shallot vinaigrette (1/3 cup)
- Feta cheese, crumbled (1 cup)
- Pomegranate seeds to sprinkle on top of the salad (if pomegranates are not in season, use cranberries or cherries)
- Finely chopped Italian parsley (2 Tb.)
1) Toast the walnuts by placing them in a small dry frying pan. Turn heat to medium, and toss and shake the nuts back and forth until they have browned and released oils (4-5 minutes). Do not burn walnuts. Place in small bowl, set aside
2) Place butter in small salad bowl
3) Sprinkle salt over lettuce. Pour 5 tablespoons of dressing over lettuce, gently toss.
4) Evenly distribute lettuce. Garnish with feta, pomegranate seeds, parsley, walnuts.
5) Serve with bread
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