With the warm months just around the corner, these mixed berry lettuce cups are just what you’re craving… a light, fresh, healthy, delicious, and perfectly satisfying dish for those hot summer days. These gorgeous berry bowls will make any table pop! And if you have any berries left over, they make a great topping for a scoop of sorbet.
Mixed Berry Lettuce Cups with Limoncello Vinaigrette
- 1 head butter lettuce
- 1 pint blueberries
- 1 pint raspberries
- ½ lb. strawberries quartered
- 2-3 tbsp mint leaves chiffonade
- 2-3 tbsp basil leaves chiffonade
- 2 tbsp limoncello
- 1 lemon zested
- Juice of ½ a lemon
- 1 tsp honey
- ½ cup olive oil
- Salt & pepper to taste
Whisk together the limoncello, lemon zest, & lemon juice. While whisking constantly, add the olive oil slowly to emulsify. Season with salt and pepper.
Carefully remove the leaves of the butter lettuce. Wash and set aside. These are your lettuce cups.
Mix the berries in a bowl with the mint and basil. Drizzle with the dressing. Toss to coat.
Scoop the berry mixture into your butter lettuce cups, and serve!