Holiday Lettuce Wraps

Holiday Salad Lettuce Cups

Speckled with Christmas colors from the red pomegranates and green pistachios, these Holiday Salad Lettuce Cups make for a great cocktail party appetizer.

5 from 3 votes
Holiday Lettuce Wraps
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Holiday Salad Lettuce Cups

Prep Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 12
Calories: 73kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey (or agave, if vegan)
  • 1 small or ½ large shallot , minced
  • 3 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • 1 large head Boston lettuce
  • 3 tablespoons chopped roasted and salted pistachios
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste


  • Combine the olive oil, vinegar, and honey in a large mixing bowl and whisk well. Stir in the shallot and pomegranate seeds.
  • Separate the lettuce into individual leaves. Pick out 12 of the smaller leaves to use as lettuce cups. Finely slice the rest of the lettuce and add to the dressing. Stir to combine. Add the pistachios and taste. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Place the salad in the lettuce cups and serve.
  • To make ahead, you can make the dressing and let sit, separate the lettuce leaves, and wrap with damp paper towels and store in the refrigerator. Toss the salad and assemble just before serving.


Nutrition Facts
Holiday Salad Lettuce Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 85mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 459IU9%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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