Prep Time: 20 min.

If you crave fun food that's also healthy, you can't beat these delicious Lettuce Boats with Feta. They are great for entertaining and would make an easy snack or lunch, too.

The wonderful thing about this salad recipe is that the shape of the lettuce makes your presentation effortless.

Stuff your gem lettuce boats with sweet strawberries, fresh mango, finely chopped red onion, roasted pine nuts, and salty, crumbled feta for a tasty combination. This is the perfect summer recipe.

Drizzle with the zingy dressing, top with freshly ground black pepper, and enjoy.



Makes 8 boats.

1. Place the pine nuts in a medium-hot pan and roast them until golden on both sides.

2. Allow to cool.

3. Wash the lettuce leaves and dry the 'boats' with a kitchen towel.

4. Arrange the lettuce on a platter.

5. Top with crumbled feta cheese, tiny cubed mango and strawberries, roasted pine nuts, and finely chopped red onion.

6. Mix the olive oil, Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, honey, and sea salt to make the dressing.

7. Top the boats with the dressing.

8. To make the strawberry and mango flowers, slice a large strawberry lengthwise and make the flower cutouts.

9. Using the mini melon baller, make a few flat mango discs to top the strawberry flowers.

10. Arrange the flowers on the lettuce boats.

11. Top with dressing again (you know you want to).

12. Serve.