Chopped Butter Lettuce Salad With Avocado, Scallions and Basil
4 scallions, chopped
1/2 cucumber, chopped
a handful of basil leaves, chopped
1 large Haas avocado or 2 small avocados, chopped
1 head live butter head lettuce, chopped
2 ounces of cheddar cheese, cubed (or Cotswold, which is cheddar cheese with chives)
a handful of alfalfa or broccoli sprouts
- for the dressing
6 T olive oil
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t English mustard (such as Colman's)
salt and pepper
Make the dressing
In a small bowl, combine red wine vinegar, mustard and a pinch of salt and pepper. Slowly which in olive oil until emulsified. Taste and adjust seasoning.
Prepare the salad
In a large bowl, toss the first 6 salad ingredients with the dressing. Divide the salad among 4 plates. Garnish each salad with sprouts.
Source: Jamie Oliver, Jamie's Food Revolution.