Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 min

This recipe is from Cowboy Ciao in Scottsdale, AZ. The best salad I've ever tasted!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Layer salad ingredients in large bowl.
  2. To make dressing, add first 3 ingredients to food processor and blend thoroughly.
  3. With motor running pour in buttermilk.
  4. Add remaining ingredients to combine.
  5. Dress salad as desired, tossing to combine.
  6. Store remaining dressing in refrigerator.


Most Helpful

Loved this easy salad. Very filling and so many flavors. I used a baked salmon fillet for the two of us and had to use spinach and kale. Made half the dressing and still had some leftover.

adopt a greyhound November 24, 2014

This was pretty delicious. I took advice for another reviewer and made this as a main dish, not using the currants, and with less dressing. I quartered the dressing ingredients except the lemon (and used less aioli) - and it was more than enough for our tastes. I cooked a cup of Israeli couscous to make this an entree, so did double the tomatoes, salmon and corn because of that. Next time I would add even more tomatoes. I kept thinking while eating it that light salami would be great a sub for the salmon and go really well with it. It was a great "pasta salad", very much enjoyed!

Maito August 05, 2011

Unique and tasty! This is a filling salad, even without the smoked salmon. I only needed HALF the dressing ingredients and it was perfect (except used the full amount of shallot since I love them). Will definitely make this again!

FLKeysJen July 07, 2011

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