Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Summer Salad with Cucumber Dressing


  • 1 head of Iceberg lettuce
  • 1 head of Romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1 Cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 Cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cup of diced apples
Tear lettuce with hands into bite sized pieces and place in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and mix.


  • 2 cucumbers roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp dill
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup non-fat yogurt (plain)
  • pinch of salt and pepper to taste
In food processor, at cucumbers and pulsate until pureed. while on low speed, add olive oil, basil, parsley and dill. turn off and place ingredients in medium bowl. Stir in yogurt with rubber spatula until well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste. Place dressing over salad and toss gently until mixed.

Optional:  Pine nuts and raisins can be added to salad mixture or sprinkled on top.

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