Salad with Cilantro Dressing



Salad with Cilantro Dressing


5-6 cups mixed, washed salad greens
1 rip avocado, peeled & cut in cubes
1/3 cup slivered almonds

Cilantro dressing:
1 garlic clove
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
2 green onions, trimmed
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
¼ tsp grated lime peel
1 tbsp sugar
½ cup safflower oil


In a blender, puree garlic, cilantro and green onions.  Add the vinegar, lime juice, lime peel and sugar.  Process until smooth.  With the machine running, pour in oil.

Toss salad greens in a bowl.  Place 1 portion of salad on each of 4 salad plates.  Arrange avocado and almonds over salad.  Drizzle on dressing.  Serve immediately.