Side Dish Recipes for Spring Vegetables

Simplicity reigns in this spring salad that celebrates butter lettuce. Also called Bibb lettuce, the leaves grow loosely packed with creamy white delicate leaves in the center of the head. The vinaigrette blends roasted garlic with apple cider vinegar and apple cider. Roasting garlic is easy and it adds such a dimension of flavor you can't not do it. Roast extra to use for other dishes you make throughout your week. The same expansive effect occurs when you toast the pumpkin seeds.

Simplicity reigns in this salad of butter lettuce and pumpkin seeds. The roasted garlic and apple juice in the vinaigrette add a welcome twist. What to buy: If you want to intensify the pumpkin flavor, make the vinaigrette with pumpkin seed oil.... Read More