Salad of Lettuce Hearts

Make sure that your hearts are nice and firm and you won’t go wrong with this simple salad.


  • Some good lettuce hearts
  • bunch of watercress
  • ½ punnet of cress
  • 1 hard-boiled egg

For The French Dressing

  • 4 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp wine vinegar
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


Arrange the lettuce hearts in a salad bowl and sprinkle over with finely chopped watercress leaves and cut cress. Separate the white of the egg from the yolk, and sieve both. Then sprinkle over the salad. Put the ingredients of the French dressing in a lidded jar and shake vigorously. Pour over the salad before serving.