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SUMMER SALAD WITH JALAPEÑO-RANCH DRESSING

SUMMER SALAD WITH JALAPEÑO-RANCH DRESSING

This fresh summer salad with corn and avocado has just the right ingredients to make it stand out. The slightly spicy jalapeño ranch combined with the Creamy Havarti and crisp vegetables makes it a delightful meal on its own, while the beautiful colors instantly add delicacy to your table setting. Salad with corn and salad with avocado is nothing new. What makes this particular recipe extra delightful is the fact that it is topped with tasty Creamy Castello Havarti and jalapeño ranch. It is close to being the perfect mix of sweet, spicy and creamy. Salad with corn as well as salad with avocado has been long time favorites, but this summer salad recipe takes it to a new level of deliciousness.

4 servings
Sweet Garlic/Onionish

ingredients

For the Jalapeño ranch:

  • ½ cup of buttermilk
  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 fresh jalapeño, deseeded
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • salt

For the salad:

  • Castello® Havarti Creamy
  • of bacon, diced and fried
  • sugar snap peas
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 heart of romaine lettuce
  • 2 corn on the cob
  • 8 - 10 radishes
  • 4 - 5 spring onions

preparation

1. With a handheld blender, blend buttermilk with spring onion and jalapeño.

2. Mix in mayonnaise, then add white wine vinegar and salt to taste.

1. Boil water. Add the sugar snap peas to the boiling water and boil until crisp-tender and bright green, 2–3 minutes.

2. Drain and run under cold water until cooled. Drain well.

3. Cut peas into slices.

4. Shuck the corn and bring to a boil in a large saucepan with water.

5. Boil the corn until tender then remove with tongs to cool.

6. Cut the lettuce roughly, cut the radishes into cubes, and slice the spring onions.

7. Cut avocado into cubes.

8. Serve lettuce, sugar snap peas, corn, radishes, spring onions, avocado, bacon, and Creamy Havarti in a large bowl or on a platter.

9. Serve immediately with jalapeño ranch.

tips & tricks

How to make your salad with avocado extra delicious: The creaminess of the avocado sits well with crisp vegetables. But adding Creamy Havarti brings out an extra dimension of creaminess. The mild taste of the avocado and the creamy texture of the Havarti is an excellent combination. The same goes for salad with corn: you can easily add an extra dimension of creaminess that complements the slightly crisp corn perfectly. Avocado in salad is a popular pick and being able to add a little extra something to your version of this favorite dish, will highly likely please anyone lucky enough to have a taste.