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[Recipe] Russell James' Summer Green Salad

Summer-Green-Salad

Summer Green Salad with Avocado & Cashew Tarragon Dressing by Russell James

Serves 2 – 4

Salad Ingredients

  • 4 handfuls greens such as rocket, watercress and chard
  • 2 handfuls torn spinach
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint
  • ½ cup baby tomatoes cut into quarters
  • 1/2 a cucumber, diced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced or diced
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl
  • 1 avocado cut into a fan
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
Salad Directions
  1. Just before serving toss the salad with the lemon juice and olive oil.
  2. Cut the avocado and place on top of the salad.


Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Water as needed to blend

Dressing Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth.
  2. Pour over salad when ready to serve.


Pear & Mint Dressing (Alternative dressing)

Dressing Ingredients

  • 2 ripe pears
  • Small handful fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Water as needed to blend

Dressing Directions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender.
Russell James has taught thousands of people world-wide about raw foods, both through his blog, live classes and his recently released homestudy DVD course.

He is currently guest instructor in residence at 105degrees in Oklahoma City, USA.

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