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Herbed Butter Lettuce Salad

Total Time: 15 minutes | Servings: 4 servings

With toasted pistachios, fresh herbs, chives, hemp hearts, sesame seeds, avocado slices and a tahini honey vinaigrette 

 Ingredients for the Herbed Butter Lettuce Salad - cilantro, dill, avocado, pistachios, lemon, butter lettuce...


  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ cup fresh dill
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ cup pistachios
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ lemon *juiced*
  • 1 tbsp honey (optional)
  • 2 tbsp tahini 
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, honey, tahini, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, garlic powder and salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Melt the ghee in a sauté pan over medium low heat. Add the pistachios and seeds and toast for 4-5 minutes until golden brown. Let cool. 
  3. Assemble the salad by adding the butter lettuce leaves to a bowl. Add in the dill and cilantro. Sprinkle in the nut and seed mixture. Dressing with the honey tahini dressing and toss. 
  4. Serve with avocado slices.


Process of making the herbed butter lettuce salad

Claire Sporck

Claire Sporck

Claire Sporck (aka Sporckly), is a food photographer and stylist here in Los Angeles with a love for beautiful, natural foods. She loves cooking and creating recipes with real ingredients that stand out, and has been creating "healthier" versions of recipes since she was a kid with her mom in the kitchen. She's a huge believer that the foods we eat affect our bodies and minds, which makes WHAT we eat so important!

In 2015 Claire graduated from UNLV with a degree in hospitality management. After completing her schooling, she quickly moved to Los Angeles where she began a job working in event production and catering. It was during her first two years in the city working events that she began Sporckly.

Four years later, she now works full-time as a chef, food photographer, stylist, and recipe blogger, pursuing her biggest passion: spreading healthy recipes and creating pretty food photos.