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Mushroom, Radish, and Bibb Lettuce Salad with Avocado Dressing

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This salad recipe is quick, easy, healthy, and uses homemade dressing
Mushroom, Radish, and Bibb Lettuce Salad with Avocado Dressing

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This salad recipe is quick, easy, healthy, and uses homemade dressing.

This recipe comes courtesy of Epicurious.

Notes

Don't like mushrooms? Substitute cucumbers, like in the photo above.

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1 Ripe California avocado
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 Teaspoons salt
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 Cup packed fresh flat-leafed parsley leaves
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil

For the salad

  • 4 heads Bibb lettuce
  • 6 Ounces mushrooms
  • 1 Cup radishes
  • 1/4 Cup packed fresh flat-leafed parsley leaves

Directions

For the dressing

Pit and peel avocado and mash enough to measure 1/4 cup.

In a blender, purée mashed avocado with remaining dressing ingredients until smooth.

For the salad

Discard any discolored lettuce leaves.

Separately cut mushrooms and radishes into thin slices.

In a small bowl, combine mushrooms and 2 tablespoons dressing and toss to coat.

Divide lettuce among 6 salad bowls or plates and top with mushrooms, radishes, and parsley.

Drizzle salads with some remaining dressing.