Cream is brightened with lemon—fresh juice and zest—and used to coat tender butter lettuce in this simple green salad. The leaves are artfully arranged by size on each plate.

Martha Stewart Living, May 2018

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Credit: Lennart Weibull

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together lemon zest and juice, 2 teaspoons water, and sugar; season with salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in cream; continue to whisk until mixture has thickened slightly.

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  • Place half of leaves from one head in a large, shallow bowl. Toss with 2 to 3 tablespoons dressing; season with salt and pepper. Arrange on a plate, starting with largest leaves and ending with smallest. Repeat with remaining lettuce leaves and 2 to 3 more tablespoons dressing. Serve with remaining dressing alongside.

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