Spring Greens Salad with Traditional Ranch Dressing

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
20 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Ranch Dressing:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced chives
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Salad:
  • 2 bunches pencil-thin asparagus, woody ends trimmed, stalks cut on the bias into 1/2-inch pieces (3 to 4 cups)
  • 3 cups spring lettuce mix
  • 3 cups baby spinach, stems removed
  • 1 cup watercress
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes (multi-color if available), halved
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • For the ranch dressing: Place the mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk, vinegar, mustard, chives, parsley and garlic in a bowl; whisk until completely combined. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to serve.

  • For the salad: In a large bowl, toss the asparagus, lettuce, spinach, watercress, shallots and tomatoes together. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with ranch dressing and serve.


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