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Butter Lettuce with Shallots Vinaigrette

Course Salad
Cuisine French
Keyword butter leaf salad, butter lettuce, butter lettuce salad, french salad, French vinaigrette, salad, shallots, vinaigrette
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 98 kcal


  • .50 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar (white wine vinegar is fine too)
  • .50 teaspoon mustard 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 shallot 1 small shallot, diced
  • 1 head of butter lettuce 1 head of Butter lettuce
  • freshly ground pepper freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil


  1. In a large bowl add the salt and vinegar. Mix well with a fork until the salt is dissolved. Add the mustard, pepper, shallots and blend well.

    Add the olive oil, slowly and steady and whisk until smooth. 

  2. Wash the butter lettuce. Torn into pieces and add it to the vinaigrette and gently fold the lettuce until all the leaves are covered.

Nutrition Facts
Butter Lettuce with Shallots Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 299mg13%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.