I've started a vegetable garden here in Louisiana, and the lettuce is growing up a storm!
Fresh lettuce in abundance calls for lots of creative salad ideas. Here are a few I came up with:
A little tart: fresh salad greens with radishes, shaved parmesan, lemon vinaigrette
Very hearty: salad topped with lentils, root vegetables, clementines, and fresh herbs
A nice savory salad: greens with roasted butternut squash, white beans, and shallots
A bit of everything: wilted greens with quinoa, onions, crispy tofu, and avocado
And the simple: nothing but lettuce, tomatoes, good olive oil and a pinch of sea salt. These baby greens are so buttery soft they really don't need anything else!