For a vibrant green dressing, whiz all the dressing ingredients in a blender instead of whisking together in a bowl. Feel free to use this dressing to top any combination of greens and crunchy vegetables. Double the recipe, and you’ll have extra dressing on hand for the week.

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Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups salad and 2 tbsp. dressing)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk together finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves and stems, whole buttermilk, canola mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, black pepper, kosher salt, and grated small garlic clove in a medium bowl.

  • Combine torn romaine lettuce, thinly sliced radishes, and matchstick-cut carrots. Divide among 4 plates, and drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts

60 calories; fat 4g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 2g; sugars 3g; sodium 238mg.