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Lettuce Salad With Creamy Dressing

Leora Gruen

Here’s is a salad perfect for a milchig Shavuos seudah. Prepare the dressing and vegetables separately and mix them together just before you serve the salad. If you have extra dressing, it's yummy with cut up veggies. Enjoy!

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Dressing Ingredients:

1/3 c. low-fat mayonnaise

1/3 c. plain yogurt

1/3 c. sour cream

1 Tbsp. vinegar

1 tsp. sugar

2-3 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped or 2-3 tsp. dried

2-3 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped or 2-3 tsp. dried

½ tsp. garlic powder

½ tsp. paprika

Dash salt and pepper, to taste


Salad Ingredients:

Head of romaine or iceberg lettuce, checked (get an adult to help) and chopped

3-4 cucumbers, diced

Approx. 20 cherry tomatoes, halved

½ red onion, diced

2 cups “Cracker Crisp” – sour cream and onion flavored (also known as Nishnushim or Nishnush crackers)



Measuring cups and spoons

Mixing spoon

Large and small bowl



  1. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, yogurt, and sour cream until smooth.
  2. Add remaining ingredients for the dressing and mix until well blended.  Set aside.
  3. Prepare the vegetables and place in a large bowl.
  4. Right before serving, crumble the crackers into smaller but not tiny pieces and place on top of vegetables in bowl.
  5. Toss the vegetables and crackers together gently.  Pour dressing over and toss again to coat.


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