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Chopped Salad with Buttermilk-Pesto Dressing

Chopped Salad with Buttermilk-Pesto Dressing

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  • 1 6.5 oz bag butter lettuce and green leaf lettuce salad mix
  • 2 cucumbers seeded and diced
  • ¼ c diced red onion
  • fresh cracked pepper

Buttermilk-Pesto Dressing

  • ½ c light buttermilk
  • ½ c plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 T Basil Pesto  or store-bought
  • pinch kosher salt


  • On a large cutting board, chop the butter and green leaf salad mix to make the pieces even smaller. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the cucumber and red onion. Spoon in some Buttermilk-Pesto Dressing and toss, adding enough dressing to coat all the salad evenly. Yield: 4 servings as a side salad.

For the Buttermilk-Pesto Dressing

  • Whisk ingredients together until smooth. Store in the refrigerator up to one week.

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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