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Salad Parfait

Recipe by Toby Amidor, “The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day”

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Try this delicious salad parfait recipe and then meet the author of “The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day” on Feb. 2nd from 11:30-1 p.m. at the Idaho Dairy Council in Meridian.

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Servings: 1 parfait

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

Directions

Photo by Hollan Publishing

Photo by Hollan Publishing

  • Put the yogurt in a medium bowl, add the basil and parsley, and stir to combine.
  • Set aside.
  • Mince the garlic.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, vinegar, mustard powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • While whisking, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until emulsified.
  • Cut the tomatoes and cucumbers into ¼-inch dice; you should have about 1 cup of each.
  • Shred the romaine.
  • Cut the yellow bell pepper in half, discard the seeds, and cut into ¼-inch dice.
  • Peel and grate the carrots.
  • 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.
  • Gently press down with the back of a spoon to pack the ingredients.
  • Top with 2 tablespoons of the yogurt mixture, ¼ cup of the diced yellow pepper, and then ¼ cup of the shredded carrots.
  • Drizzle with 1½ tablespoons of the vinaigrette.NUTRITION INFORMATION (PER SERVING): Calories: 168; Total Fat: 14 grams; Saturated Fat: 2 grams; Protein: 4 grams; Total Carbohydrates: 9 grams; Sugars: 4 grams; Fiber: 2 grams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams; Sodium: 166 milligrams