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4.78 from 9 votes

Perfect Spring Salad

This fresh and beautiful salad is the perfect salad for spring! It goes well with any meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 159kcal

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 8 heads little gem lettuce, bottom 1-inch trimmed off and separated into leaves (you can also use butter lettuce)
  • 4 Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 Easter radish, very thinly sliced (or 3 regular radishes thinly sliced)
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 8 canned artichoke hearts, drained and halved
  • 12 ounces roasted asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces

For the Lemon-Champagne Vinaigrette:

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • For the salad: Arrange the lettuce leaves in a large salad bowl. Top with the sliced cucumbers, radish, avocado, dill, mint, artichoke hearts, and roasted asparagus.
  • For the dressing: Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to combine. Adjust the salt and pepper as needed.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss. Season with salt and black pepper. Serve immediately.

Notes

The dressing will keep in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 663mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5878IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 3mg