Bitter Lettuce with Pomegranate & Walnuts | VitaMedica

Bitter Lettuce with Pomegranate & Walnuts

Bitter Lettuce with Pomengranate & Walnuts












Bitter Lettuce (arugula, radicchio, kale, chard) – about 3 to 4 handfuls

Endive (optional)


Fennel Bulb – ½ sliced, core removed

Hothouse Cucumber (seedless) – 2” section sliced with skin on

Radishes – 4-6 sliced


Pomegranate Seeds (from 1/2 fruit)

Pink Grapefruit – peeled, core removed and sliced thin

Walnuts – ¾ cup (raw, unsalted)


Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing:

Olive Oil

Lemon Juice (from ½ lemon)

Dijon Mustard (1 tablespoon)

Poppy Seeds (2-3 tablespoons)

Black Pepper




In a large salad bowl, toss bitter lettuce, fennel, cucumber and radishes.  Add pomegranate seeds, pink grapefruit and walnuts on top.


To make dressing, whisk together a few tablespoons of high quality olive oil, juice from lemon, mustard, poppy seeds, pepper & salt to taste.


Pour dressing on salad and serve.