Baby Lettuces with Feta, Strawberries and Almonds


This salad is an extraordinary combination of ingredients that wouldn’t seem to go together: feta, strawberries and almonds.

Baby Lettuces with Feta, Strawberries and Almonds
Photo: © Peden + Munk
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1 small shallot, minced

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, preferably Banyuls

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • 12 cups packed assorted baby lettuces (about 6 ounces)

  • 1 quart strawberries, hulled—small berries halved, large ones quartered

  • 4 ounces feta (preferably French), crumbled (1 cup)

  • 1 cup smoked almonds, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the mustard, honey, shallot and vinegar. Stir in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Put the lettuces in a large bowl. Add the strawberries, feta and almonds. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, toss well and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Bright, berry-scented rosé echoes the strawberries in this summer salad. Pour a crisp, dry rosé from Provence.

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