Chef's salad with blue cheese and ham


  • Prep Time20 mins
  • Total Time20 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Chef's salad with blue cheese and ham

Photo, Erik Putz.

Chatelaine Triple Tested

When the sun's blazing and the mercury's rising, you need a refreshing no-cook salad to cool you down.


  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt or buttermilk

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 2 tsp lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup chopped chives

  • 1 142-g pkg mixed greens

  • 4 slices sodium-reduced deli ham, halved and cut into narrow strips

  • 3 mini cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1 cup sliced radishes or watermelon radishes

  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese


  • WHISK buttermilk, oil, Dijon, lemon juice and chives in a small bowl.

  • DIVIDE greens among 4 large plates. Top with ham, cucumbers, avocado, radishes and cheese. Drizzle with dressing just before serving.

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Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 322, Protein 12g, Carbohydrates 12g, Fat 27g, Fibre 5g, Sodium 459mg.
Excellent source of vitamin A.