Little gem salad with tangy cream dressing

    5 min

    When I was a child, this is the main salad dressing my mother made. It is a specialty from northern Germany.


    Pennsylvania, United States
    1 person made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 75ml double cream
    • 50g plain yoghurt
    • pinch of salt
    • juice of 1 lemon
    • 1-2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 3-4 little gem lettuces, washed and dried

    Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Whisk the cream and yoghurt with salt, lemon juice and sugar until the sugar dissolves.
    2. Tear the lettuce into bite-size pieces. Just before serving, toss the lettuce with the dressing until all leaves are nicely coated. Serve immediately.

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