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Going Green Leaf Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 large bunch leafy green lettuce (about 8 ounces)

1 honey crisp apple, chopped into bite-size pieces

1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachio pieces

1/2 cup dried cherries

Buttermilk Jam Jar Dressing Two Ways, recipe follows

Buttermilk Jam Jar Dressing Two Ways: 

1/2 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

1 clove garlic, finely minced

Dash hot sauce

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Wash well and dry the lettuce. Using your hands, tear the lettuce and add to a large bowl along with the apples, nuts and dried cherries. Drizzle in about 1/2 cup Buttermilk Jam Jar Dressing, or more if you like. Toss well with tongs.

Buttermilk Jam Jar Dressing Two Ways: 

  1. Add the buttermilk, sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, chives, garlic, hot sauce, and salt and pepper to taste to a 2 cup mason jar. Cover with the lid and shake until well combined. 
  2. Take Two: To make this dressing blue cheese, crumble in 1/2cup of crumbled blue and mash with a fork.