Bibb Salad with Parmesan Butter Crostini

  • For the crostini
  • 1/2 baguette loaf, cut into 1-cm thick slices
  • 60g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 60g freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • For the bibb lettuce salad
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 head lettuce, leaves torn
  • 1 medium fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 80g packed fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 80g packed mint leaves, chopped
For the crostini:

Place an oven rack in the lower 1/3 of the oven. Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5.

Arrange the bread slices in a single layer on a sheet tray. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden. In a small bowl, using a fork, mix the butter and cheese together until smooth.

For the salad:

In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and oil until combined and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place the lettuce, fennel, basil, and mint in a salad bowl.

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.

To finish:

Spread the Parmesan butter on the toasted bread and serve alongside the salad.

Rule the Kitchen with More Recipe Faves

Caesar salad with parmesan crisps
Caesar salad with parmesan crisps
Time
3
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Easy Greek Salad
Easy Greek Salad
Time
-
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Family favourite salad with homemade ranch dressing and croutons
Family favourite salad with homemade ranch dressing and croutons
Time
35
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Italian Salad
Italian Salad
Now playing...
3:20