Best Summer Vegetable Salad


Summer brings the most glorious array of fresh vegetables from home gardens, or from friends who garden. Try this lovely fresh vegetable salad, and remember the suggested vegetables may be varied by your own favorites. If you don’t care for jicama, use another veggie instead. Happy summer salad creating!

1 Cucumber, Peeled and Chopped
2 Fresh Tomatoes, Chopped
1 Green Onions, Minced
1 Red Bell Pepper, Chopped
5 Radishes, Chopped
1 Small Jicama, Peeled and Julienned
5 Romaine Lettuce Leaves, Torn Into Bite Sized Pieces

1 Clove Garlic, Minced
1 ½ Tablespoons Lemon Juice
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil,
1 Tablespoon Pomegranate Juice
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 Teaspoon Chopped Fresh Dill
1 Teaspoon Chopped Fresh Basil
1 ½ Half Teaspoon Water

Toss together all salad ingredients in a large salad bowl. Chill until service. Whisk together the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Chill until service. Drizzle dressing over salad just before serving.