Lettuce Hearts with Shaved Hazelnuts

05 February

INGREDIENTS
Β½ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons (or more) fresh lemon juice
sea salt
4 heads little gem lettuce, leaves separated and hearts halved through root (about 8 cups)
Β½ cup mixed flat–leaf parsley, and cilantro leaves
Β½ cup grated apple
5 blanched hazelnuts (put nuts in boiling water for about 4 – 5 minutes then remove and peel off the skins)

DIRECTIONS:
1. Whisk oil and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a medium bowl. Season vinaigrette with salt and more lemon juice, if desired.
2. Arrange lettuce on a platter, spoon vinaigrette over and garnish with herbs and apples. Finely grate hazelnuts over the salad and serve.
Makes 4 servings

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