Summer Vegetable Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Makes: 
10 - 12 servings
Utensil: 
Saladmaster Food Processor
3.5 Qt. Double Walled Bowl
small mixing bowl
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A light meal or a colorful side, this salad can be made in an instant using the Saladmaster Machine. This is a wonderful, fresh taste for summer.

Ingredients

Salad
1
small
red onion, strung, use Cone #2
1
small
yellow zucchini, sliced, use Cone #4
16
yellow or cherry tomatoes, halved
1
red bell pepper, diced
4
red radishes, sliced, use Cone #4
1
cup
jicama, peeled and strung, use Cone #2
(120
g)
1
large
avocado, peeled and diced
2
lemon cucumber, waffled, use Cone #5
1
jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced (optional)
1
head
romaine lettuce
12
cup
Monterey jack cheese, grated, use Cone #1
(57
g)
1 - 2
tablespoons
chives, finely sliced
(3 - 6
g)
cilantro leaves, garnish (optional)

Lime Vinaigrette

2
limes, zest, use Cone #1, and juice of the 2 limes
1
tablespoon
sherry vinegar or raspberry vinegar
(15
mL)
2 - 3
tablespoons
cilantro, chopped
(8 - 11
g)
14
teaspoon
cumin
(1.25
mL)
1
clove
garlic, minced garlic, minced
12
teaspoon
salt
(3
g)
6
tablespoons
olive oil
(90
mL)

Directions

Salad
  1. Place all prepared vegetables up to lettuce in double-sided bowl.
  2. Pour desired amount of vinaigrette (to taste) onto vegetables and gently mix.
  3. Cut lettuce into 1-2-inch squares and mix with vegetables and mix. Add more vinaigrette if desired.
  4. Sprinkle grated cheese and chives over the top of the salad and garnish with cilantro.

Lime Vinaigrette

  1. Whisk all Vinaigrette ingredients, except oil, together in small bowl until blended. Then drizzle oil slowly into bowl while whisking all ingredients together until blended.

Tips

  • For a lovely presentation line the double-side bowl with full lettuce leaves before you place the salad in the bowl.
  • This salad keeps well in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • A tasty twist - spread hummus on a whole wheat tortilla or pita and fill with leftover salad.
Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 
151
Total Fat: 
12g
Saturated Fat: 
2g
Cholesterol: 
5mg
Sodium: 
147mg
Total Carbs: 
10g
Dietary Fiber: 
5g
Sugar: 
3g
Protein: 
4g
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