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Squash Blossom, Avocado, and Butter Lettuce Salad

Serves 4 to 6

Prep Time
10 mins

Squash Blossom, Avocado, and Butter Lettuce Salad

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto
 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
Step 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

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Serves 4 to 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 187Calories from Fat 89
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g30%

Saturated Fat 2.6g13%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 184mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 5.2g2%

Dietary Fiber 3.2g13%
Protein 1.9g4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.