Chef Megan Mitchell

Everyday Recipes

Quick, Easy and Always Delicious

MMCoverShowingDish01

Search by recipe name, occasion or ingredient

Little Gem Salad with Citrus Turmeric Dressing

  • Serves: 6
  • Complexity: very easy
  • Print
Little Gem Salad with Citrus Turmeric Dressing

Ingredients

  • 8 heads little gem lettuce hearts
  • 2 watermelon radish, thinly sliced on a mandoline
  • 1 haas avocado, thinly sliced
  • 3-4 edible flowers
  • 2 tbsp. minced chives
  • FOR THE DRESSING:
  • 1 small orange, zest and juice
  • 1 small lemon, zest and juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Cut off the root ends from the little gems and then cut into 1-inch pieces.

  2. Place in a large shallow bowl along with the thinly sliced radishes and avocado slices. Break up the flowers with your hands and sprinkle the petals all over along with the chives.

  3. To make the dressing combine everything in a small bowl and whisk together. Or place everything in a mason jar, screw on the tight fitting lid and vigorously shake. Be sure to whisk or shake before using. 

  4. When ready to serve drizzle over some of the dressing, serving the rest on the side.

    Recipe Courtesy of Megan Mitchell

Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.

Follow & Share

©2020 Megan Mitchell

Newsletter Signup

Please enter your first name.
Please enter your last name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Invalid Input