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Chef's Salad with Turkey, Avocado, and Jack Cheese

Toss together this super-satisfying salad for a fast meal that won't weigh you down.

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  • Servings: 4
Chef's Salad with Turkey, Avocado, and Jack Cheese

Source: Everyday Food, May 2008


  • 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 large head Boston lettuce
  • 1 pound sliced roasted turkey breast, torn into pieces
  • 1 avocado, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts or pea shoots
  • 6 radishes, halved and thinly sliced
  • 4 carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into strips (1 cup)


  1. In a small bowl, combine buttermilk, sour cream, vinegar, and honey; season with salt and pepper. Set dressing aside.

  2. Divide lettuce among four serving plates; top with turkey, avocado, sprouts, radishes, carrots, and cheese. Drizzle with dressing, and serve.


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