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Monday, August 04, 2008

Mixed Green Salad with Yogurt Dressing

(Yogurtlu Karisik Yesil Salata)

Mixed Green Salad with Yogurt Dressing
Half a head of romaine, washed, drained, cut in bite sizes
1 small bunch arugula, washed, drained, chopped
1 small cucumber, washed, discard the seeds, grated
2-3 basil leaves, chopped
2-3 fresh mint leaves, chopped
1 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
1/2 cup walnut halves, lightly toasted

Yogurt dressing:
1/2 cup plain Turkish yogurt
1-2 garlic cloves, smashed with salt
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp wine vinegar
1/2 tsp sugar

Place all the salad ingredients in a salad bowl. Whisk all the dressing ingredients in a separate small bowl. Taste and if necessary add more salt or pepper. Just before serving the salad, spread yogurt dressing all over the greens. Sprinkle some crushed red pepper on top. This is a great Turkish salad for hot Summer days:)

2 servings.

Meal Ideas:
- Tomatoes-Feta Cheese Casserole, Chicken Shish Kebab and Saffron Pudding.



At 2:08 PM, Blogger Misty said...

This was one of the best salads I've ever made. The toasted walnuts and dressing are what made it stand out. Arugula paired with the yogurt dressing was fantastic.


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