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Recipe

Mixed Green Salad with Cucumber, Sesame Seeds, and Ginger-Yogurt Dressing

Scott Phillips

Servings: 4 to 6

A vibrant and deliciously different way to use mixed greens.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 Tbs. seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. finely chopped shallot
  • 2 tsp. freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tsp. thinly sliced mint leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 oz. (5 cups) mixed baby greens
  • 1 small English cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, and sliced crosswise into 1/8-inch-thick half-moons
  • 1-1/2 Tbs. lightly toasted sesame seeds

Nutritional Information

      Calories (kcal) : 50
      Fat Calories (kcal): 30
      Fat (g): 3.5
      Saturated Fat (g): 0.5
      Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0.5
      Monounsaturated Fat (g): 2
      Cholesterol (mg): 0
      Sodium (mg): 50
      Carbohydrates (g): 4
      Fiber (g): 1
      Protein (g): 2

Preparation

  • In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, shallot, ginger, mint, 1/8 tsp. salt, and a few grinds of pepper. Stir in the yogurt and olive oil.
  • In a large bowl, season the greens and cucumbers with a pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper and toss with enough dressing to lightly coat. Toss with the sesame seeds and serve.

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