Chopped Garden Salad

This make a nice big salad, and is really good for potlucks and block parties.


1 head of iceberg or romaine lettuce, chopped
1/2 cup sweet peas, fresh or frozen
1 cup corn, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup diced zucchini or yellow squash
1/2 cup diced carrots
1 cup diced fresh tomato
1/2 cup diced cucumber
1/8 cup diced radish

Mix together in a large bowl, and spread out on a large, flat platter.


2 Tbsp fresh parsley
1 Tbsp fresh chives
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup mayo
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
splash of apple cider

Buzz together the parsley, chives and garlic in a food processor or grind them together in a mortar and pestle. Add mayo, buttermilk, salt, pepper and splash of vinegar and buzz again. Gently stir in blue cheese.

Just before serving, drizzle dressing over salad on platter. Serve extra dressing in a pitcher on the table.

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