While the chicken is cooking, you can get the salad ready," suggests Lynn. Mixed greens, sliced cucumber and crunchy sunflower kernels make Sunflower Tossed Salad a certain success. "Since we have salad with most meals, I make the nicely tart dressing regularly," she relates.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
- 1 small cucumber, sliced
- 2 tablespoons sunflower kernels
- TART VINAIGRETTE:
- 1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil
- 3 tablespoons balsamic or cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or additional cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- In a salad bowl, combine the greens, cucumber and sunflower kernels. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinaigrette ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sunflower Tossed Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p15