Medley of Greens with Buttermilk Dressing

Total Time:
16 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Salad:
  • 6 cups loosely packed mixed greens: iceberg and romaine lettuces, mesclun, and radicchio (washed and dried in a salad spinner or with paper towels)
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 to 2 shallots, diced
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, cubed
  • Buttermilk Dressing:
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and quartered
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • Salt and pepper
Directions
For the Salad:
  • In a large bowl, toss greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and shallots with enough dressing to coat. Sprinkle cubed feta cheese on top.

  • Microwave lime for about 30 seconds to release essential oils, and set aside to cool.

  • For the Dressing:

  • Turn on the blender and while it's running, add 1at a time through the feed tube, the parsley, chives, dill, and garlic, and blend together until a smooth paste has formed. At this point the lime should be cool enough to squeeze. With the power still on, squeeze the lime juice through the blender feed-tube, and then very slowly add the buttermilk and xanthan gum until the mixture thickens and can coat the back of a spoon. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Set aside in refrigerator until needed. (When chilled, the dressing should resemble something like mayonnaise.)


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