This basic salad with homemade dressing is a great way to introduce children to fresh salad greens. Store extra dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe by Oxmoor House August 2011


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7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place first 8 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

  • Combine lettuces and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Add 3/4 cup dressing; toss well. Serve immediately.

  • Young Chefs can:

  • Tear lettuces

  • Combine measured lettuces, tomatoes, and carrots

  • Older Chefs can:

  • Measure first 8 ingredients, and add to blender

  • Halve cherry tomatoes with dinner knife

Nutrition Facts

34 calories; fat 1.2g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 5.3g; fiber 1.4g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 111mg; calcium 37mg.