In this cucumber, tomato, Swiss cheese and chickpea salad recipe, a healthy green goddess dressing is made from avocado, buttermilk and herbs. The extra dressing is delicious served with grilled vegetables. Source:, June 2017

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Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare dressing: Place avocado, buttermilk, herbs, vinegar and salt in a blender. Puree until smooth.

  • To prepare salad: Toss lettuce and cucumber in a bowl with 1/4 cup of the dressing. Top with chickpeas, cheese and tomatoes. (Refrigerate the extra dressing for up to 3 days.)


To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate leftover dressing for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; 7.5 g total fat; 1.7 g saturated fat; 12 mg cholesterol; 465 mg sodium. 641 mg potassium; 39.8 g carbohydrates; 11.9 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 21.7 g protein; 6774 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 181 mcg folate; 420 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 72 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
Yum green goddess Enforcement! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
The avocado dressing on this easy salad is delicious. I sometimes use feta cheese instead of swiss. Perfect for work lunch! Read More