Chopped Salad

salad, iceberg lettuce, avocado, carrots, chopped, salad dressing, herbs, foodfashionandfun, recipe

It’s springtime in my garden which means my herbs are growing like weeds.  I thought that a homemade salad dressing would be a great way to use up a bunch of them hence the salad recipe.  I also had a wonderful herbed chopped salad while I was in Las Vegas and wanted to make it at home.

salad, iceberg lettuce, avocado, carrots, chopped, salad dressing, herbs, foodfashionandfun, recipe

Chopped Salad
 
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Simple green salad that's chopped and topped with a fresh and herby salad dressing.
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
For the salad:
  • 1 bunch Asparagus, chopped into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 head Iceberg Lettuce, shredded
  • 2 small Cucumbers, shredded
  • 3 Carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 2 Avocados, chopped
For the Dressing:
  • 1 /2 cup Red Wine vinegar
  • ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Scallions
  • 2 tablespoon fresh Thyme, Rosemary, Oregano, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine dressing ingredients in a mason jar. Give it a shake and set aside.
  2. Bring a saucepan of water to boil. Add a pinch of salt.
  3. Boil asparagus pieces for about 2-4 minutes, until just cooked.
  4. Remove from pan and cool.
  5. Combine the asparagus, lettuce, carrots, cucumbers and carrots to a large bowl. Toss to combine.
  6. Toss with salad dressing.
  7. Sprinkle the avocado across the top.
  8. Serve.

 

 

 

 

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