Salads get a bad rap because people think, ‘Ugh, it’s just lettuce and dressing,’ ” says chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, Kentucky. “But salads can be a mix of sweet and savory ingredients, like corn and blueberries.” Lee makes this salad once a week in the summer when corn and berries are at their peak. Slideshow: More Salad RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Chefs' Easy Weeknight Dinners

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
4 to 6
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Ingredients

DRESSING
SALAD

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Make the dressing In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt with 2 tablespoons of water and the lemon juice, olive oil and dill; season with salt and pepper.

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  • Make the salad In a large bowl, combine the asparagus, avocados, corn, radishes, peaches, blackberries, blueberries and lemon juice and toss to coat. Arrange the salad on a platter and top with the blue cheese and mint. Drizzle with the yogurt dressing and serve.

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