Salad of Boston Lettuce with Creamy Orange-Shallot Dressing

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Salad of Boston Lettuce with Creamy Orange-Shallot Dressing

Salad of Boston Lettuce with Creamy Orange-Shallot Dressing

Light mayonnaise makes a velvety base for this zesty dressing, which can easily be doubled if you want enough for another meal later in the week.

Serves 4

Prep Time 10 min

Total Time 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped shallot
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 large head Boston lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (5 cups)
  • 1 cup julienned or grated carrot, (1 carrot)
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, rinsed and cut in half
  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh tarragon, or chives (optional)

Cooking Directions

Step 1

To prepare dressing: Whisk mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in orange juice until smooth. Stir in shallot. Season with pepper.

Step 2

To prepare salad: Divide lettuce among 4 plates and scatter carrot and tomatoes on top. Drizzle the dressing over the salads and sprinkle with tarragon (or chives), if desired. Serve immediately.


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