Avocado Romaine Wedge Salad with Pickled Radish
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There are particular thins I didn’t find out about meals till I moved to California. Wanting again, I lived a reasonably sheltered meals life within the Midwest. Citrus, pineapple, and avocados had been magical year-round meals that every one was shipped lengthy distances. I by no means questioned it as a result of to me, an avocado in December was the identical as one in July. Boy was I mistaken.
March kicks off the California Avocado season and I’m excited to companion with the California Avocado Fee once more (as a result of recent avocado can’t be beat!) Plus, avocados and spring produce are a tremendous match collectively and this salad proves it. I just lately had a romaine wedge salad that was overloaded with blue cheese. It was scrumptious and whereas it impressed this recipe, this avocado romaine wedge salad is a bit lighter (consider it as a California wedge!) The avocado dressing can be a heavy-rotation dressing/grain bowl topping.
A recent spring wedge salad that includes romaine lettuce topped with pickled radish, avocado, and a simple avocado dressing.
1 bunch radish
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
three/four cup apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
¼ cups water
2 tablespoons cane sugar
1 teaspoon salt
half ripe, California Avocado
1/four cup entire milk plain yogurt (or cashew cream)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced scallions
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt, to style
Water, as wanted
1 head of romaine lettuce
¼ cup chopped pickled radishes
three tablespoons minced scallions
half ripe, California Avocado, cubed
three to four tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds
- Trim the ends from the radish and thinly slice both with a mandoline or a knife. Place in a jar together with the mustard seeds. Mix the vinegar with the water, cane sugar, and salt in a pot. Carry to a boil and pour over the radish. Let sit for at the very least an hour earlier than utilizing.
- Proper earlier than assembling the salad, mix the avocado, yogurt, lemon juice, scallion, olive oil, and salt in a blender. Puree till clean, including a little bit of water as wanted to skinny the dressing.
- When able to assemble the salad, lower the top of romaine lettuce into quarters. Measure about ¼ cup of the pickled radish and roughly chop into small items (see word). Mix wit the mince scallion and cubed avocado. Sprinkle over the lettuce together with the sunflower seeds. Drizzle with dressing and serve with a aspect of the additional dressing.
Ideas + Methods: I like to make use of thinly sliced radish for sandwiches and grain bowls however if you happen to’re simply utilizing the radish for this recipe, you possibly can lower the radish into small cubes (so that you wouldn’t have to cut after pickling!)
Dissipate leftover substances: radish, yogurt, sunflower seeds
Avocado Romaine Wedge Salad
Carrots: Add carrots to the radish combine for a variation of the pickled vegetable.
Grains: Add 1 cup cooked quinoa or bulgur to the scallion/pickled radish combine earlier than topping the salad. You might additionally serve this salad as a chopped salad instead- which might assist showcase the grains.
Cheese: This salad could be scrumptious with a sprinkle of crumbled feta.
Disclosure: This recipe was created in partnership with California Avocado. All ideas and opinions are my very own. It’s content material like this that helps me hold this website operating to offer the vegetarian recipes you see each week.