Allison Orr’s Houston Lebanese Salad


Courtesy of Allison Orr

Super easy

Allison Orr’s Houston Lebanese Salad


For 4 Person(s)


  • 2 head(s) of lettuce (romaine, butter or a combination)
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, sliced into small triangles
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced into thick wedges
  • 2 avocados, sliced into large chunks
  • 1 red onion, sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cups mild-flavored olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons dried mint
  • 1 tablespoons salt, or to taste

Allison Orr’s Houston Lebanese Salad Directions

  1. Remove the lettuce leaves from the cores and tear them into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Wash, spin dry and place in a large bowl.
  3. Add the cucumber, tomato, onion slices and avocado.
  4. Pour the lemon juice directly onto the salad and then add the olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle the dried mint and salt over the salad, then toss until the ingredients are distributed evenly.
  6. Substantial pieces of avocado should remain intact while just slightly coating the lettuce leaves.
  7. Taste for salt and mint and add more, if necessary. Serve immediately.

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