Fresh as a Daisy Spring Salad

Fresh as a Daisy Spring Salad

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MARY-ELIZABETH VAQUER 0

"A fresh spring salad of mixed greens tossed with chopped tomatoes over a bed of avocado. A fresh lemon vinaigrette and darling daisy garnish finish off this salad with flair. Be sure to use the white daisies with yellow centers, and make sure they are pesticide free."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 333 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 30.7 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.3g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 230 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In the container of a food processor or blender, combine the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, shallots, vinegar, and parsley. Process until shallots are no longer visible. Slowly pour in the oil while continuing to blend. Blend in sour cream, and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cut the avocado into quarters and remove the pit. Cut each quarter into 3 slices. Fan each quarter of the avocado towards the side of each salad plate. In a large bowl, toss the lettuce mix with tomatoes. Pour dressing over the lettuce and tomato, and toss to coat. Portion the salad onto the plates so that the ends of the avocado fan are showing. Sprinkle each plate with pine nuts, and garnish with a daisy bud.

Reviews

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Tasty and very spring like. Didn't have the daisies so I didn't include. Would be pretty for a ladies luncheon.

This was wonderful. Beautiful presentation.

Nice fresh, bright salad. The dressing was nice, but, honestly, I liked it better before the sour cream. It was beautiful and just crisp and light. I didn't think the sour cream added much to i...

Great recipe! I didn't have everything so I substituted: white wine vinegar for red wine vinegar shallots for onion roma tomatoes for tomatoes on the vine no Daisy blossoms Turned out really g...

This was delicious! Also pretty as a picture. I will make this again, in fact I am making it for a luncheon next week. I can't wait to hear the reviews. Thanks.

Very good salad, love the colors and the flavor. Truely makes you feel like Spring.

This salad is a great change from the usual. The dressing is wonderful, loved the shallots. I didn't have any daisies but it was beautiful without them. i'll be making this a lot this summer.

Love the sour cream addition!