Recipe courtesy of Joanne Lamb Hayes

Summer Lettuce Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

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  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 cups packed green leaf lettuce (rinsed, crisped, and broken into pieces)

1 cup shelled fresh green peas, uncooked

Buttermilk dressing, recipe follows

Buttermilk Dressing:

2 tablespoons prepared mustard

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

1 tablespoon light brown sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon hot red pepper

1 cup buttermilk


  1. Divide the lettuce onto 4 chilled luncheon plates. Top each serving with peas. Drizzle dressing over salads.

Buttermilk Dressing:

  1. Stir together the mustard, vinegar, brown sugar, salt, paprika, and red pepper in a pint jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add the buttermilk; cover and shake until combined.