California Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: California
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Serves: 4-6 servings
  • 4 cups of lettuce (I used Dole 50/50 mix of spinach and spring mix)
  • 4 oz (1/2 of an 8 oz package of cream cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 oz Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 2-3 small sweet, bell peppers
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • Optional ingredients: 1 small can sliced black olives (drained), ½ cup bean sprouts, cheese croutons
  • 1 packet Good Seasons Salad Dressing mix
  • Red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Cut cream cheese into small ½ inch squares and toss with wheat germ or you can also cut the cream cheese into the bed of lettuce, then toss with wheat germ in the lettuce
  2. Toss all ingredients except salad dressing with lettuce and cream cheese
  3. Mix Good Seasons mix with vinegar and olive oil, according to package directions
  4. Pour on salad and toss
Recipe by The Memorable Kitchen at