The California Wedge Salad
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The California Wedge Salad
The California Wedge Salad
3/4 cup Lindsay Naturals Ripe Green Olives, plus 3 to 4 tbsp. brine from can
3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. cider vinegar
2 cloves garlic
1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
1 medium jalapeņo pepper, stemmed and seeded
2 hearts of romaine, quartered lengthwise
1/4 cup shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped

We’ve given the classic a fresh California twist with hearts of romaine and an olive and avocado dressing.

Prep: 10 minutes, Serves: 4

1. Puree olives, oil, vinegar, garlic, avocado and jalapeño in a small blender or food processor until smooth, adding enough olive brine to make dressing as thick or thin as you like.

2. Place 2 romaine wedges on each plate and spoon dressing over the top. Sprinkle with pistachios. 

Nutritional Information:
298 calories, 7 g protein, 25 g total fat (3 g sat.), 18 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 273 mg sodium, 8 points