Spinach Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Posted by on July 14, 2013 in Recipes | Comments Off on Spinach Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Spinach Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

I love avocados – I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I did!

Ingredients:

1 ripe avocado, halved and pitted

1/2 cup organic buttermilk

2 T chopped fresh dill or 2 t dried

1 T white vinegar

1/2 t garlic powder

1/4 t salt

1/4 t freshly ground pepper

5-6 ounces of baby spinach

1 medium red bell pepper, sliced

15 oz can of chickpeas, rinsed

Preparation:

Scoop 1/2 of the avocado into a blender.

Add the buttermilk, dill, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper and puree until smooth.

Cut the remaining avocado into half-inch chunks.

Combine the avocado, spinach, bell pepper and chickpeas into a large bowl.

Add the dressing and toss to coat.