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Strawberry Chef Salad with Creamy Cilantro-Green Onion Ranch

Preparation 15 m Cook Time 15 m Serves 6-8     adjust servings

An amazingly tasty chef's salad loaded with good-for-you ingredients and tasty bright, bold flavors. Perfect for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 large head romaine, stemmed and diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 6 hard-boiled eggs, diced
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups Mrs. Cubbinson’s Classic Seasoned Croutons
  • 1 1/2 cups diced turkey and/or ham
  • 2 avocados, pitted, peeled and diced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 bunch green onions, diced
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 4 oz Challenge Cream Cheese
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Instructions

Place romaine in a large, shallow dish.

Arrange cucumber, eggs, strawberries, croutons, turkey and ham, and diced avocados in strips across the top of the romaine. Drizzle avocados with lemon juice.

In a blender or mini food processor, blend together all dressing ingredients, puree’ing until creamy.

Drizzle dressing over salad just before serving. If desired, garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

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