Baby Cos and Crouton Salad with Avocado Dressing

A lovely simple green salad with baby cos and croutons and a fantastic Olivado avocado dressing.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetiser, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Servings 2 people




  • 2 tbsp Olivado Extra Virgin Sesame Oil
  • 2 slices crusty bread cut into cubes
  • salt
  • 1 baby cos lettuce cut into wedges
  • 1 spring onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives chopped
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds to garnish


  • Combine all the dressing ingredients in a food processor. Set aside.
  • Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan and toast the cubes of bread until golden. Drain on kitchen towels and sprinkle with salt.
  • To dress, place the cos wedges, spring onion and chives and dollop half of the dressing. Season.
  • Place on a serving platter and scatter the croutons over the top and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.


Tip: Serve this salad as an entree or alongside your favourite chicken dish as a main meal.
Keyword vegetarian
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