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Goat Cheese Lettuce Cups Recipe

Goat Cheese Lettuce Cups Recipe

The slight, peppery bite of a radish goes surprisingly well with the crunch of a juicy apple. Bring the two together in a light, lemony dressing, and sprinkle with goat cheese. —Tom Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 large apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1 package (4 ounces) herbed fresh goat cheese, crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine radishes and apple. In another bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, lemon peel, salt and pepper. Add to radish mixture; toss to coat. Just before serving, place radish mixture in lettuce leaves; top with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 183 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.