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Tarragon Lettuce Salad Recipe

Tarragon Lettuce Salad Recipe

I found this recipe in a packet of materials that came with some butter lettuce seeds several years ago. It is so easy yet so good! —Dian Jorgensen, Santa Rosa, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 heads Bibb lettuce, torn
  • 4 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon or 3 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1. Place lettuce in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 110 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.