Oak-leaf Lettuce, Fresh Fava, and Cherry Tomatoes with Dill-Yogurt Dressing

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  • Serves

    4 to 6

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By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

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Any lettuce will be equally delicious in this simple salad, but the dark oak-leaf variety makes for a dramatic presentation and contrast in colors. The salad is one of my “accidental” recipes. Oak-leaf lettuces thrive in our garden and last much longer than romaine, which wilts early, when the days get longer and warmer in the spring. Oak-leaf lettuce is still tender when the fava pods ripen and the first cherry tomatoes from southern Crete appear in our supermarkets. To dress the salad, I