Salad Parfait

May 25, 2014 | Filed under Featured, Soups & Salads | more

 

Salad Parfait
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 168
  • Fat: 14 grams
  • Trans fat: 0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 9 grams
  • Sugar: 4 grams
  • Sodium: 166 milligrams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 4 grams
  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
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Recipes from THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN by Toby Amidor. Copyright © 2014 by Toby Amidor. Used with permission by Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 2 Kirby or Persian cucumbers
  • ¼ head romaine lettuce
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 2 medium carrots
Instructions
  1. Put the yogurt in a medium bowl, add the basil and parsley, and stir to combine.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Mince the garlic.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, vinegar, mustard powder, salt, and black pepper.
  5. While whisking, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until emulsified.
  6. Cut the tomatoes and cucumbers into ¼-inch dice; you should have about 1 cup of each.
  7. Shred the romaine.
  8. Cut the yellow bell pepper in half, discard the seeds, and cut into ¼-inch dice.
  9. Peel and grate the carrots.
  10. To assemble the parfaits, layer the bottom of each of four parfait glasses with ¼ cup diced tomatoes, followed by ¼ cup diced cucumbers and ½ cup shredded lettuce.
  11. Gently press down with the back of a spoon to pack the ingredients.
  12. Top with 2 tablespoons of the yogurt mixture, ¼ cup of the diced yellow pepper, and then ¼ cup of the shredded carrots.
  13. Drizzle with 1½ tablespoons of the vinaigrette.

 

 



2 Comments on “Salad Parfait



7 Surprising Ways to Use Greek Yogurt - Toby Amidor Nutrition Says:

[…] a better for you way to get the creamy texture you want without sacrificing flavor. I use it in my Salad Parfait from my cookbook The Greek Yogurt Kitchen. Greek yogurt isn’t just for creamy dressings, you can […]



7 Surprising Ways to Use Greek Yogurt | Health Garden Says:

[…] a better for you way to get the creamy texture you want without sacrificing flavor. I use it in my Salad Parfait from my cookbook The Greek Yogurt Kitchen. Greek yogurt isn’t just for creamy dressings, you can […]




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