Hearty Vegetable Salad
with Avocado Yogurt Dressing
A healthy and hearty vegetable salad with a cornucopia of veggies and walnuts tossed with a creamy avocado yogurt dressing.
4 cups torn fresh spinach
1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup cauliflower florets
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 small cucumber, sliced
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 small avocado, peeled, seeded, and cut up
1 (8-ounce) carton plain yogurt
1/4 cup milk, plus more if needed
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
- In a large mixing bowl, combine spinach, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, cauliflower, mushrooms, cucumber, onion rings and walnuts. Cover and chill.
- For dressing, in blender container or food processor bowl combine avocado, yogurt, 1/4 cup milk, honey, and garlic salt. Cover and blend or process until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional milk until of desired consistency. Cover and chill.
- Just before serving, pour dressing over vegetable mixture; toss gently to coat.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.