Anyway, this made for a fabulous light dinner. You can even pair with your favorite gluten free beverage ;)
Chopped Beet & Apple Salad on Butter Lettuce:
1 can beets (can use fresh too of course - this was a last minute meal idea)
1 apple (I used Pink Lady)
~ 2 tbls crumbled walnuts
2 hard-boiled eggs
4-6 butter lettuce leaves
1 tbl honey
1 tbl lemon juice
1/2 tsp water
Pinch fresh parsley
Chop the beets and apple and toss in a medium-size salad bowl. Add in walnuts and chopped hard boiled egg (boil water with a pinch of salt and splash of olive oil, add in the eggs and boil for 13 minutes. Either fridge for a couple of hours or place in cold water in the fridge to speed up the process). In a small dish, combine the honey, parsley, lemon and water. Pour the honey mixture over-top and stir well. Serve cold on the butter lettuce.
Serves ~ 2
I don't know why I don't eat butter lettuce more but I think I'm going to. It really is a different type of lettuce and has a bit of sweetness to it that other greens do not.
This salad can be adjusted in many ways. I think next time I may add some onion or cucumber. Mmm maybe both...