Charlicious Salad with Sweet Ginger Dijon Dressing
Posted on April 28 2022
A little bit of this and a little bit of that equals a delicious and beautiful meal-in-itself salad. INGREDIENTS
Sweet Ginger Dijon Dressing
2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey
2 tbsp (30 mL) minced fresh ginger
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
2 tsp (10 mL) cider vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
Pinch of pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
6 cups (1.5 L) lightly packed mixed greens
1 cup (250 mL) chopped mixed fresh herbs such as mint, dill, basil, parsley
1 carrot, grated
Half a cucumber, chopped
½ cup (125 mL) very thinly sliced red onion
½ cup (125 mL) cooked quinoa (or cooked wild rice)
½ cup (125 mL) each of corn, roughly chopped walnuts, and fresh blueberries
¼ cup (60 mL) pumpkin seeds
Whisk together all dressing ingredients and toss with salad ingredients. Serve immediately. ● Makes about 8 cups of salad (2 L).
Delicious & Doable TIPS
Add chopped hard-boiled eggs, a can of drained tuna, or ½ cup (125 mL) chickpeas or black beans to salad for added protein.
Garnish salad with crumbled goat or feta cheese.