Mixed greens & strawberries

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

8 servings


Ingredients

  • 1 small head red-tipped leaf lettuce
  • 1 small head Boston lettuce
  • 1 small head curly endive , or bunch of arugula
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries , about 2 cups
  • 1/2 up light sour cream
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp finely grated lime zest
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Clean lettuces and endive. Spin dry or roll in a clean tea towel. Tear into bite-size pieces. You should have 8 cups (2 L). Place in a large salad bowl. Thinly slice strawberries. Add to greens.
  • Whisk sour cream with honey, peel, salt and pepper. Just before serving, pour dressing over greens, toss gently and serve.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 52,
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.6 g,
  • Fat
  • 1.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 99 mg.

A simple stir-together dressing and slices of fresh strawberries liven up a mixture of peppery endive, buttery Boston and red leaf lettuces. The calories and fat are scant, but flavor and texture are outstanding.

Make ahead

Prepare lettuces and place in perforated resealable plastic bags or wrap in a damp tea towel. Refrigerate for up to 1 day. Prepare dressing and store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Slice strawberries just before serving.