Spicy Microgreens Salad with Avocado Dressing

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Spicy Microgreens Salad with Avocado Dressing

Ingredients for Salad

2 cups Spicy Microgreen Blend: (1 cup Mustard Microgreens, 1/2 cup Radish Microgreens, 1/4 cup Watercress Microgreens, 1/4 cup Arugula Microgreens)
1/2 Avocado: Diced
1/4 cup Cucumber: Thinly sliced.
1/4 cup Radishes: Thinly sliced.

Ingredients for Dressing

1/2 ripe Avocado
2 tbsp Greek Yogurt
1 tbsp Lime Juice
1 Garlic Clove: Minced
Salt and Pepper: To taste.
Water: As needed to thin the dressing


Prepare the Microgreens: Combine mustard, radish, watercress, and arugula microgreens to make a 2-cup spicy blend.
Prepare Other Salad Ingredients: Dice half an avocado, thinly slice the cucumber and radishes.
Make the Dressing: In a blender or food processor, blend the other half of the avocado, Greek yogurt, lime juice, minced garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add water as needed to reach a creamy consistency.
Assemble the Salad: In a large bowl, mix the spicy microgreens blend with the diced avocado, sliced cucumber, and radishes.
Dress the Salad: Drizzle the avocado dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
Serve: This recipe serves 2 as a main dish or 4 as a side salad.

Nutritional Information per Serving (Main Course – Serves 2):

Calories: Approximately 200-250 calories
Carbohydrates: Approximately 15-20g
Protein: Approximately 4-6g
Fat: Approximately 17-22g (mostly from avocado and Greek yogurt)
Dietary Fiber: Approximately 7-9g
Sugars: Approximately 3-5g
Sodium: Low (varies based on added salt)

This salad combines the spicy kick of the microgreens with the creamy, rich flavor of the avocado dressing. It’s a nutrient-dense meal, offering a good balance of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals. The nutritional values are estimates and can vary based on the exact ingredients and quantities used.