Butter Lettuce Salad

INGREDIENTS – 5 ounces butter lettuce (Bibb lettuce or Boston lettuce) – 1 shallot – 1 handful cherry tomatoes (or radishes)

– 1 handful fresh chive – ¼ cup Italian panko* – ½ cup Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing (recipe below) – Parmesan shavings, for garnish (optional)

For the Parmesan Dressing – ¼ cup mayonnaise – ½ cup Greek yogurt – ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated – 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

– ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard – ¼ teaspoon garlic powder – ½ teaspoon each kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper – 1 tablespoon water

DIRECTIONS 1. Wash and dry the lettuce. Tear it into smaller pieces. 2. Thinly slice the shallot. Cut the cherry tomatoes into quarters or thinly slice the radishes. Chop the chives finely.

3. Make the Parmesan dressing: Mix together mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, grated Parmesan cheese, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, and water until you get a creamy dressing.

4. Put the butter lettuce on salad plates or a big platter. Add the sliced tomatoes or radishes, shallot, chives, and shavings of Parmesan cheese on top. 5. Drizzle about ½ cup of the dressing over the salad and sprinkle some Italian panko on topV