Recipe: Spinach salad with avocado-ranch dressing

Recipe: Spinach salad with avocado-ranch dressing

Spinach salad with avocado-ranch dressing. Picture: Supplued

The avocado, buttermilk and dill dressing take this salad to the next level.

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado (halved, pitted & divided)
½ cup buttermilk
2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
1 tbsp white vinegar
½ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp cracked pepper
140g to 170g package baby spinach (about 8 cups)
1 medium red bell pepper, sliced
425g can chickpeas, rinsed

For meat lovers, add biltong or seared steak pieces

Method

1. Scoop one avocado half into a blender; add buttermilk, dill, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

2. Puree until smooth.

3. Cut the remaining avocado half into chunks.

4. Combine spinach, bell pepper and chickpeas in a large bowl.

5. Add the dressing; toss to coat.

6. Plate and top with the chopped avocado.

Recipe supplied by Eating Well

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