Basil Pesto Sprouts Salad

I promised you a recipe Wednesday, so here it is!

Basil Pesto Sprouts Salad

No lettuce? No problem!

This beautiful mess of a salad is brimming with variety, color and taste. Not to mention, it’s a darn delicious way to meet your veggie quota for the day in one sitting.

Difficulty: Easiest. Salad. Ever.

Preparation time: Five minutes (includes chopping vegetables)

Serves: One

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 1/4 cup sliced baby carrots
  • 1/8 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup diced, fresh Roma tomatoes
  • Two ounces deli oven-roasted turkey breast, cut into small slices
  • Two tablespoons gorgonzola crumbles

For the dressing:

Steps:

  1. Combine the veggies, gorgonzola and turkey slices in a large bowl.
  2. In a small separate bowl, stir together the hummus, balsamic vinegar, pesto sauce and spices. Stir until you achieve a uniform consistency.
  3. Pour the dressing on the salad and toss the ingredients until the dressing is evenly distributed and the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  4. Eat!

Questions:

  1. Have you ever made a lettuceless salad?
  2. If so, what went into it?

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