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Chop Salad with Buttermilk Herb Dressing

5 from 1 vote
A healthy side dish or meal, made with romaine lettuce greens, garden vegetables and sunflower seeds then drizzled with a tangy homemade herb dressing.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 140

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INGREDIENTS

For the Salad

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
  • 1 medium english cucumber, sliced into bite-size pieces
  • 2 stalks green onion, sliced thin
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, stemmed and seeded, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

For the Dressing

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tsp celery seeds
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt, optional
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large bowl, toss all of the salad ingredients until well blended.
  • Place all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until smooth.
  • Serve salad family style, with dressing on the side.
  • Refrigerate remaining salad in a covered container for up to 3 days and dressing in a sealed container for up to 1 week.

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving: 1cup salad, 2 tbsp dressing | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 321mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 7189IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American

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