Green,refreshing salad

 

Hello Beautiful people!

Today I wanted to share with you this delicious and fresh salad. Something easy to prepare and refreshing for this spring weather (I live in Texas and it sure is hot) When you get home and you are in the mood to prepare dinner, yet, you do not want to turn on the stove or oven because it gets too hot. A salad is the best choice J! I found this recipe in the “We like it raw” website ,by Russell James,

I assure you this tastes fantastic!   Here we go… Ready, set, go! 

Salad Ingredients

  • 4 handfuls greens such as rocket, watercress and chard
  • 2 handfuls torn spinach
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • ½ cup baby tomatoes cut into quarters
  • 1/2 a cucumber, diced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced or diced
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl
  • 1 avocado cut into a fan
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Salad Directions

  1. Just before serving toss the salad with the lemon juice and olive oil.
  2. Cut the avocado and place on top of the salad.


Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Water as needed to blend

Dressing Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth.
  2. Pour over salad when ready to serve.

Pear & Mint Dressing (Alternative dressing)

Dressing Ingredients

  • 2 ripe pears
  • Small handful fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Water as needed to blend

Dressing Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender.

I hope you all enjoy this fabulous plate!

-Good luck-

-Daf

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Posted on May 4, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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