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Butterhead Salad with Smoky Ranch

This recipe has been a favorite for over 50 years. With homemade ranch dressing drizzled on top of the mix of lettuce, pear tomatoes and updated with a dash of smoked paprika, it's the perfect side dish.

3.5 by 6 people
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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins

Butterhead Salad with Smoky Ranch



  1. For Smoky Ranch Dressing, place garlic clove on cutting board and use side of wide knife to smash. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt on garlic. Use side of knife to mash and rub into paste. Transfer to bowl. Whisk in buttermilk, mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, chives, green onion, vinegar, paprika, and 1/4 tsp. black pepper into garlic paste until combined.
  2. Toss lettuce with tomatoes. Serve with Smoky Ranch dressing. Serves 8.

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To Make Ahead

Dressing may be made up to 1 week in advance. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (Butterhead Salad with Smoky Ranch)

    Per serving:
  • 70 kcal cal.,
  • 5 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 5 mg chol.,
  • 158 mg sodium,
  • 4 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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