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Tart Green Salad with Avocado Dressing

This recipe is a great way to introduce alternative greens to your table.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Whole Living, May 2012


For the Salad

  • 4 packed cups sorrel (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup lemon balm
  • 2 tablespoons freshly minced chives
  • Coarse salt and ground black pepper

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 anchovy, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • Coarse salt and ground black pepper


  1. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Place dressing ingredients and 1/4 cup water in a blender and puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. (If thick, add water by the tablespoon.)

  3. Drizzle salad with 1/3 cup dressing.

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