Lemon Pesto Salad

Mix and match your favorite veggie toppings in this crispy, refreshing Lemon Pesto Salad. You can also interchange chickpeas with grilled chicken, fish or navy beans for a nice lean protein. But no matter the foundation, the Lemon Pesto Dressing really shines in this salad. The lemon, parmesan and basil are a natural match and will spark with every bite.

Lemon Pesto Salad

Lemon Pesto Salad

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This Lemon Pesto Salad is crispy, refreshing and packed with veggies. The lemon, parmesan and basil are a natural match and will spark with every bite.
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Course Salad
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

For the Salad

  • 2 heads Romaine , chopped in bite sized pieces (or greens of choice)
  • 1 large or 2 small tomatoes , chopped
  • 2/3 cucumber , chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper , chopped
  • 1/2 small onion , chopped or sliced
  • 1 can corn , rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup chickpeas , rinsed and drained (or protein of choice)
  • 1 recipe for Lemon Pesto Dressing (see instructions below)
  • Ground pepper , to taste

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the salad ingredients and divide evenly in 4 separate bowls for serving.
  • Drizzle 1-2 Tablespoons of dressing over each salad.
  • Add fresh ground pepper just before serving.
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