Baby Lettuces with Feta, Strawberries and Almonds

Baby Lettuces with Feta, Strawberries and Almonds Recipe
Photo: Peden + Munk
This salad is an extraordinary combination of ingredients that wouldn't seem to go together: feta, strawberries and almonds.


Total time: 20 Minutes

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Food & Wine

Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes


2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
1 (small) shallot, minced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, preferably Banyuls
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground pepper
12 cups (about 6 ounces) assorted baby lettuces
1 quart strawberries, hulled—small berries halved, large ones quartered
4 ounces (1 cup) feta, preferably French, crumbled
1 cup smoked almonds, chopped


In a small bowl, stir together the mustard, honey, shallot and vinegar. Stir in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Put the lettuces in a large bowl. Add the strawberries, feta and almonds. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, toss well and serve.


Jeff Banker,

Food & Wine

June 2012
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