Helen Cavallo shows us how to make 3 simple and mouth-watering salad dressings to go with 3 fresh summer salads.  Just add the dressing ingredients to a mason jar, shake and pour over the accompanying salad.

Ranch

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • dill
  • parsley
  • chives
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk or mayo
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt & pepper

Lettuce Cups

  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro

Cilantro Dressing

  • 1 bunch finely minced cilantro
  • 1/2 stalk of minced scallion
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • salt & pepper
  • add olive oil (until you have the desired consistency)

Shaved Cabbage Salad

  • 1/4 head of red cabbage

Citrus Dressing

  • 2 naval oranges
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Fennel Salad

  • 1 shaved fennel bulb
  • 1/4 shaved red onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced Kalamata olives
  • add some sliced grapefruit or orange for garnish
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