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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell.com, June 2017
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Ingredients

Dressing
Salad

Directions

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

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  • 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.)

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; protein 21.7g; carbohydrates 39.8g; dietary fiber 11.9g; sugars 10.1g; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 1.7g; cholesterol 12mg; vitamin a iu 6774.1IU; vitamin c 14mg; folate 180.9mcg; calcium 420mg; iron 2.5mg; magnesium 71.8mg; potassium 641.4mg; sodium 465mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
09/05/2017
Yum green goddess Enforcement! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/09/2017
The avocado dressing on this easy salad is delicious. I sometimes use feta cheese instead of swiss. Perfect for work lunch! Read More
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