Easy Garden Salad with Lime Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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This Chopped Garden Salad with Lime Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is one of our favorite salads! It’s a delicious blend of sweet, and savory flavors, and perfect for a side dish or meal. Loaded with lettuce, carrots, bell peppers, crunchy pecans, sweet/tart cranberries, green onions, red onion, Italian parsley, and a lime buttermilk ranch dressing, this garden salad makes a delicious addition to any meal. It’s easy to make and always a hit!

Servings: 4 | Total Time: 15 Minutes |

Easy Garden Salad with Lime Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Ingredients

For Lime Buttermilk Ranch; Yield: 1 cup

  • 1 cup ken’s Buttermilk Ranch or any brand you prefer
  • Juice and zest from 1 large lime or lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

For the Garden Salad:

  • 1 small iceberg lettuce or romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small English cucumber, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
  • 2 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed chopped fresh Italian parsley or cilantro
  • 1/2 cup, toasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup cranberries
  • 1 to 2 cups croutons

Easy Garden Salad with Lime Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Instructions

To toast the pecans: Preheat the oven to 350 ºF. Toast the pecans in a shallow pan until they begin to get fragrant, about 5 to 7 minutes. Let cool completely.

For the dressing: Combine all dressing ingredients in a medium and stir to blend. Refrigerate until ready to serve

For the Garden Salad: Place all the garden salad ingredients except the pecan, cranberries, and croutons in a large bowl and toss well.

To serve: Serve on individual salad plates, pour on the dressing and toss well or serve on the side. Sprinkle the toasted pecans, cranberries, and the croutons on each portion. Enjoy!

Pair with our Delicious Tandoori Chicken

Easy Garden Salad with Lime Buttermilk Ranch Dressing


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