Really Simple & Tasty Too #06 – Lettuces

Lettuces With Avocado Dressing and Pistachios

Makes 4 servings

Hands-on-time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Shopping List:

  • ¼ avocado, pitted
  • 75 ml or ½ cup buttermilk
  • 10 ml or 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 200 gr or 6 cups mixed lettuces [such as red leaf, watercress, and baby bok choy]
  • 40 gr or ⅓ cup shelled roasted pistachios
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a food processor, process the avocado, buttermilk, vinegar, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper until smooth.
  2. Drizzle the lettuces with the dressing and sprinkle with the pistachios.
  3. Serve.

Note: The dressing can be made up to 3 days in advance; refrigerate, covered.


Amount Per Serving
Calories 105
Fat 8g
Sat Fat 1g
Cholesterol 4mg
Sodium 193mg
Protein 5g
Carbohydrate 6g
Sugar 2g
Fiber 2g
Iron 1mg
Calcium 112mg

PDF of this recipe: 20120809-Lettuces-Avocado-Pistachios

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