Cos Salad with Peas and Parmesan

Preparation info

  • Serves

    six to eight

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

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A good butterhead lettuce, with a full, crisp heart, can also be used, preferably just broken into segments after removing the stalk.


  • 2 heads of Cos (Romaine) lettuce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1


Trim the green tops of the lettuce and remove any blemished outside leaves before cutting into 1cm (½in) wide ribbons down to the stalk. Soak briefly in a bowl of cold water, then spin-dry and place in a salad bowl.

Make the dressing by whisking the mustard, yoghurt, lemon juice and seasoning together in a bowl before adding the two oils.

Pod the peas and scatter them over the s