Going Green Leaf Salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large bunch leafy green lettuce (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 honey crisp apple, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachio pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries

Buttermilk Jam Jar Dressing Two Ways

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • Dash hot sauce
  • Kosher Salt and Black Pepper

DIRECTIONS

SALAD: Wash well and dry the lettuce. Using your hands, tear the lettuce and add to a large bowl along with the apples, nuts and dried cherries. Drizzle in about 1/2 cup Buttermilk Jam Jar dressing, or more if you like. Toss well with tongs.

DRESSING: Add the buttermilk, sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, chives, garlic, hot sauce, and salt and pepper to taste to a 2 cup mason jar. Cover with the lid and shake until well combined.

Take Two: To make this dressing blue cheese, crumble in 1/2cup of crumbled blue and mash with a fork.

 

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