Asparagus Butter Lettuce Salad With Pistachios and Mozzarella

November 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

Pic by Molly Watson
via about.com

What do you think of when you think of lettuce? Probably salad, and for good reason. Lettuce and salad go together like… asparagus and mozzarella cheese. Not, what you were thinking? Trust us, you’ll be changing your tune after you try this delicious lettuce based salad. It may not be a revolution in salad technology, but with dry mustard, pistachios, and tangy lemon juice, it’s certainly does not disappoint the taste buds.

If you’re willing to give this one a try, you’re going to need these ingredients:

  • 1 head Living Butter Lettuce (or Living Red Butter Lettuce)
  • 8 oz. asparagus
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil (We’re told good things about California Olive Ranch brand)
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. finely shredded lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
  • 6 oz. perlini mozzarella balls
  • Chervil (optional)
To get the complete cooking instructions, just click here: http://bit.ly/runVP5
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Labels: Butter Lettuce, Butter Lettuce Recipes, Fresh Home Recipes, Lettuce Be Fresh, Red Butter Lettuce, Upland Cress Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

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2 Responses to “Asparagus Butter Lettuce Salad With Pistachios and Mozzarella”

  1. Kirsten says:

    Thanks so much for your kind mention of our California Olive Ranch oils! So curious about your growing techniques – wow! Innovation at its finest to retain freshness……wonderful.

    Again, thank you,
    Kirsten
    California Olive Ranch

  2. Live Gourmet says:

    You are so welcome Kirsten and thank you for the nice comment! We are certainly proud of our sustainable and clean farming :)

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