Lettuce, Avocado and Sunflower Seed Salad


This is one of my favorite summer salads. I often add a little cottage cheese on the side and serve this as a meal.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 1 ½ tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 2 heads Bibb lettuce - rinsed, dried and torn

  • cup sunflower seeds

  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted and sliced


  1. Whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, garlic and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. In a salad bowl, combine the lettuce and sunflower seeds. Toss with enough dressing to coat. Top with sliced avocado and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

442 Calories
45g Fat
12g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 442
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 57%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 694mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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