Butter lettuce and radicchio tossed salad on a small white plate drizzled with champagne vinaigrette.

Autumn Crunch Butter Lettuce Salad

Say hello to your newest crunchy companion. This autumn crunch butter lettuce salad is peppery, a little sweet, and of course packed with the most satisfying crunch.
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine American, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 211kcal
Author Danielle


Autumn Butter Lettuce Salad

  • 1 head butter lettuce chopped, washed, and dried
  • 1 small head radicchio quartered, cored, and sliced
  • 1 bulb fennel bulb only, thinly sliced
  • 6 radishes thinly sliced
  • 2 oz shaved parmesan cheese
  • cracked black pepper to taste

Champagne Vinaigrette


  • In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, mustard, honey, and salt. Slowly drizzle in the extra virgin olive oil and whisk until emulsified. Taste for seasoning and add additional salt or honey until the dressing tastes balanced.
  • Chop the lettuce and radicchio. Place into a colander and rinse throughly under cold running water. Dry in a salad spinner.
  • Thinly slice the fennel and radishes using a sharp knife or vegetable mandoline.
  • Toss the chopped lettuce and radicchio with the fennel and radishes. 
  • Portion the salad onto side plates and season with cracked black pepper to taste. Drizzle with dressing to taste, then top with parmesan cheese. Serve immediately. This salad keeps undressed in the fridge for up to 3 days. To preserve crunchiness, store in a loosely covered container layered with pieces of paper towel to absorb moisture. 


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1450% | Vitamin C: 9.9% | Calcium: 80% | Iron: 0.7%