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Lettuce Tomato Salad

Lettuce Tomato Salad is a popular southern side dish tossed in a creamy mayo salad dressing, seasoned with salt and coarse ground black pepper. Recipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Prep Time20 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Cuisine: southern
Keyword: salad
Servings: 2 servings


  • 4 cups iceberg lettuce in medium size pieces Make sure lettuce is washed and dried with paper towels.
  • 1 large red tomato, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise salad dressing (chilled) Or use mayonnaise.
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt Or use your preferred amount.
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper Or use your preferred amount.


  • Place chopped (or torn) lettuce pieces and sliced tomatoes in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • To make the dressing, combine "chilled" mayonnaise (or mayonnaise salad dressing), salt and coarse ground black pepper in a small bowl. Stir together until well combined.
  • Drizzle 1 tablespoon of dressing over lettuce and sliced tomatoes. Toss until well combined. Add more dressing if desired.
  • Serve immediately.