Romaine Hearts with Cucumber Ranch Dressing

Romaine Hearts with Cucumber Ranch Dressing Image by: Romaine Hearts with Cucumber Ranch Dressing Author: Canadian Living

Serve this crisp salad fully dressed, or dress the romaine and peppers lightly and serve with the remaining dressing on the side so guests can take as much as they like. If you're using field cucumbers, peel and seed them before grating.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 hearts of romaine
  • 1/4 cup finely diced sweet yellow pepper
Cucumber Ranch Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated, seeded cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions

Method

Cucumber Ranch Dressing: In bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, milk, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.) Add cucumber and chives; set aside in refrigerator.

Trim stem ends off romaine; separate leaves. Arrange on serving plate. Drizzle with dressing; sprinkle with yellow pepper.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 118 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 35.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 3 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 32.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 14.0
  • Vitamin C 37.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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