Romaine and Turkey Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Romaine and Turkey Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ¼

    c. low-fat buttermilk

  • 1

    TBSP light mayonnaise

  • 1

    TBSP fresh lime juice

  • ½

    tsp. salt

  • tsp. ground red pepper

  • 1

    garlic clove, peeled

  • ½

    ripe peeled avocado, seeded and coarsely mashed

  • 8

    (½ oz.) slices diagonally cut French bread (about ½ inch thick)

  • ¼

    c. (1 oz.) preshredded Parmesan cheese

  • 4

    c. bagged chopped romaine lettuce

  • 2

    c. diced roasted turkey breast (about 8 oz.)

  • ½

    c. thinly sliced green onions

  • 2

    TBSP chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

Combine the first 7 ingredients in a blender and process until smooth, scraping sides. Set aside. Preheat boiler. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Sprinkle 1 ½ teaspoons cheese on each bread slice. Broil bread slices 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Combine lettuce and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle buttermilk mixture over lettuce mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve with cheese toasts.


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