Friday, June 9, 2017

Strawberry Avocado Chef Salad


 
Serves 6-8  
An amazingly tasty chef's salad loaded with good healthy ingredients,bold flavors and pretty colors. Perfect for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients
1 lettuce your choice, stemmed and diced(I used bagged spring salad)
1/2 cucumber, diced
6 hard-boiled eggs, diced
1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
1 1/2 cups Seasoned Croutons(optional)
1 1/2 cups diced turkey and/or ham or chicken
2 avocados, pitted, peeled and diced

Creamy Cilantro-Green Onion Ranch Dressing
Juice of 1 lemon
1 bunch green onions, diced
1 bunch cilantro
4 oz Challenge Cream Cheese
1-2 tsp sugar
2TB  lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions
Place lettuce in a large, shallow dish.
Arrange cucumber, eggs, strawberries, croutons, turkey and ham, and diced avocados in strips across the top of the romaine. Drizzle avocados with lemon juice.
In a blender or mini food processor, blend together all dressing ingredients, puree until creamy.

Drizzle dressing over salad just before serving. If desired, garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

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