Blooming Bibb Lettuce Salad

Chunks of fresh tomato in a vinaigrette add a little heft to a lettuce salad, like this beautifully arranged one from chef Scott Conant.

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  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped oregano
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 plum tomatoes—peeled, seeded and finely diced
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 4 heads Bibb lettuce, separated into leaves

How to make this recipe

  1. In a bowl, whisk the balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar and oregano. Gradually whisk in the olive oil. Stir in the tomatoes and season with salt and pepper; let stand for 30 minutes.

  2. Stack the lettuce leaves on 4 plates to form a flower shape, using the largest leaves on the bottom and the smallest on top. Drizzle with the dressing, distributing the tomatoes among the stacked leaves.

Contributed By Photo © Antonis Achilleos Published May 2012

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