Squash Blossom, Avocado, and Butter Lettuce Salad
Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto
Yields Serves 4 to 6 Prep Time 10 mins

How to Make It

Step 1
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Whisk together lemon juice, oil, mustard, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add lettuce, 1 1/2 cups blossoms, the sunflower seeds, and avocado and lightly toss with dressing until coated. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup blossoms on top of salad.

Step 2
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Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 1 tablespoon lemon juice
 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/2 teaspoon pepper
 1 butter lettuce head, torn into large pieces
 2 cups small squash blossoms, stems removed, divided
 3 tablespoons roasted, unsalted sunflower seeds
 1 avocado, peeled and sliced

Directions

Step 1
1

Whisk together lemon juice, oil, mustard, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add lettuce, 1 1/2 cups blossoms, the sunflower seeds, and avocado and lightly toss with dressing until coated. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup blossoms on top of salad.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Squash Blossom, Avocado, and Butter Lettuce Salad