Recipe

Mixed Green Salad with Avocado Dressing

Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking involved
Servings
3-4 persons

Increasing your daily consumption of raw greens is great way to use nature’s wisdom to ensure health for yourself and your loved ones. Sounds like an uphill task, especially if you have kids around - isn’t it! Salad dressings are certainly a great way to add some creaminess, texture and flavour to your greens and makes the salad kid-friendly as well. This quick to-do, homemade avocado dressing adds the goodness of avocados minus the preservatives, chemicals and colours added in the commercially available options.

Ingredients

For Garden Green Salad

  • Mixed greens: 1/2 cup (Spinach, Rocket, rucola, Red amaranth or any leaves of choice)
  • Iceberg lettuce: 1 cup (chopped)
  • Carrot: 1/4 cup
  • Tomatoes: 1/4 cup (diced or sliced)
  • Green onions: 2 (exclude green portion)
  • Any other veggie of choice
  • Walnuts: a handful

For Avocado dressing

  • Avocado: 1 (pulp only)
  • Garlic clove: 1-2
  • Coriander leaves: 1/2 cup
  • Green chili: 1
  • Lemon juice: 1 lemon (per taste)
  • Cumin powder: 1 tsp
  • Rock salt and pepper: to taste
Method
  • Add all the ingredients for the Avocado dressing in a blender.

  • Blend well & add a little water to make it smooth and creamy.

  • Taste and adjust salt ,pepper and chilly if needed.

  • Take all the salad ingredients in a bowl.

  • Just before serving, add the Avocado dressing.

  • Toss well and top with walnuts.


Eating guide

  • Food group: Vegetables
  • Can be combined with any other food group easily (except fruits). So great addition to meal times.
  • Green leaves are nature’s way of ensuring our bodies get a bouquet of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. The more you add, the more good it does to your health bank

Image credit for title pic: www.happyhealthymama.com


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