Swiss Chard Salad

Brightly colored Swiss chard leaves are a nutritious and flavorful component of this salad.

Yield: 
6-8 Servings
Ingredients: 

Salad

  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, thinly sliced
  • 1 head butter lettuce, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 (8-ounce) package currant tomatoes
  • 2 cups ribboned carrots
  • ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • ¼ cup sliced green onion

Avocado Dressing

  • 3 cups mashed avocado
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • ¾ cup water (or more as needed)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions: 
  1. Place all Salad ingredients in a large bowl. Gently toss.
    In a blender or food processor, combine all Avocado Dressing ingredients. Blend until smooth and creamy, adding water as needed.
    Divide salad into serving bowls and top with Avocado Dressing. Enjoy!