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Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats

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Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats with Creamy Tahini Dressing
These salad boats are a fun way to incorporate delicious and satisfying vegetables into your diet. If you want to make these as side dishes, use 4-6 smaller Romaine leaves.
Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 0
Passive Time 0
Servings
Ingredients
Main Ingredients:
Dressing
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 0
Passive Time 0
Servings
Ingredients
Main Ingredients:
Dressing
Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats
Instructions
Salad
  1. How to make: Wash and dry your Romaine lettuce, being careful not to tear them. Using a hand shredder or your food processor, shred cabbage and carrot. Cut bell pepper in half, remove pit and slice very thinly. Cut avocado in half, remove stone, and slice medium sized strips while still in the shell. Remove with soup spoon and place along the sides of the lettuce. Layer pepper, carrots, and cabbage in the lettuce boats, and top with sprouts.
Dressing
  1. To make the dressing, add all ingredients into a blender or mix in a bowl. (may need to add a bit more water to the dressing, depending on the oil content of your tahini). Drizzle dressing on to salad boats and enjoy!
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