Simple lettuce salad with French lemon dressing

Easy lettuce salad with French lemon dressing

The easy lettuce salad with French lemon dressing dressing represents the most typical salad in France. This version adds avocado and tomato.
Course Salad
Cuisine French
Keyword easy lettuce salad, French lettuce salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 311kcal
Author Nicolas Pujol


  • 1 lettuce
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tomato
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp mustard Use French mustard, brand examples: Amora, Maille
  • salt and pepper


  • Place the lettuce in a salad bowl, slice the avocado and tomato.
  • In a small container, mix the lemon juice, crushed garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Blend first, then add in the olive oil. This will help the sauce thicken and prevent the olive oil from separating from the rest. 
  • Pour the lemon dressing on the vegetables and stir well. 
    French lemon olive oil salad dressing
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 573mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1005IU | Vitamin C: 29.7mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.4mg