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Loaded Veggie Salad

Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 (7-ounce) packages mixed salad greens
  • 2 large avocados, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 (10-ounce) package shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (4-ounce) package crumbled feta cheese with basil and herbs
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 (0.7-ounce) package Italian dressing mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons tomato chutney
  • Croutons (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  2. Whisk together dressing mix and next 3 ingredients. Drizzle over salad, tossing gently to coat. Top with croutons, if desired.

  3. NOTE: For testing purposes only, we used Good Seasons Italian Dressing Mix.