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Issue 401: Crisp Milchig Lettuce Salad

Faigy Grossman

Sweet and savory, creamy and crispy, unusual and delicious

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

 Mishpacha-Recipe

Food preparation and styling by Brynie Greisman
Prop styling and photography by Talia Kantor

This salad has a taste combination of sweet and savory; the vanilla in the yogurt dressing adds a unique flavor. Unusual and delicious!

INGREDIENTS

Serves 4–6

  • 1 16-oz package checked Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • ½ small purple onion, sliced into thin half-rings
  • 1 cucumber, unpeeled and cut into circles
  • ½ cup red grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise
  • ½ cup yellow grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise
  • ¼ cup raw pistachio nuts
  • 8–10 button mushrooms, sliced

Yogurt Dressing
  • 1 6-oz (170-g) container vanilla yogurt 1½ cubes frozen garlic
  • 1 cube frozen parsley
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1/8tsp salt
  • generous dash black pepper


PREPARATION

Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl. In a separate container, blend together dressing ingredients. Toss with salad immediately prior to serving.

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