Harvest of the Month-Lettuce

Updated: May. 26, 2021 at 2:53 PM CDT
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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Ruth Chipps, with Jackson in Action Healthy Living Coalition, features Lettuce as the Harvest of the Month.

Garlic Parmesan Romaine Salad


2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced

3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper (sprinkle)

2 hearts of romaine lettuce, chopped

3 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan

1/4 c. Tomatoes, chopped


Whisk the mustard, vinegar and garlic in a small bowl. Whisk in the oil. Sprinkle the vinaigrette with salt and pepper. Add tomatoes and toss the lettuce with the vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

Serve as a side dish salad or a main course by adding protein such as salmon, chicken or boiled eggs.

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