Salad bar ideas at home

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Lettuce
2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
\N \N Croutons
\N \N Melon; wedges
1 ounce Cooked chicken; cubed

Garden Salad Top lettuce with onion slices, diced carrots, and green peppers. Drizzle with any dressing you like.

Greek Salad Tear lettuce onto a platter and top with cucumber slices, tomato wedges, red onion slices, olives, crumbled feta, and anchovies, if desired. Drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar.

Chef's Salad Cut ham, Swiss cheese, and turkey into cubes and arrange on a platter of lettuce with tomatoes, cucumbers, and hard boiled eggs. Top with creamy Italian dressing.

Quick and Easy Coleslaw Mix shredded cabbage and carrots with mayonnaise, a splash of vinegar, and a pinch of sugar.

Rice Salad Mix cooked white rice with diced carrots, onion, and green pepper and toss with Italian dressing.

Shrimp and Avocado Salad Tear some butternut lettuce onto a salad plate and top with slices of avocado and cooked, peeled shrimp. Drizzle with olive oil and finish with a spritz of lemon juice.

Chicken Caesar Salad Toss lettuce with bottled Caesar salad dressing and a handful of Parmesan cheese. Arrange on salad plates with sliced grilled chicken and croutons.

Smiling Salad Arrange a bed of lettuce on a plate with two hard-boiled egg eyes, a carrot slice mouth, and a radish nose.

Black Bean Salad Toss canned, drained black beans with diced red pepper, corn, and diced onion. Tosss with 2 parts vinegar and 1 part oil and fresh chopped cilantro.

Mushroom, and Spinach and Red Onion Toss fresh spinach with sliced mushrooms, red onion, croutons, and Honey Poppy Seed Dressing (see recipe).

Salade Nicoise On a bed of lettuce, arrange chunks of white tuna, tomato wedges, hard boiled egg slices, olives, steamed green beans, and anchovies.

Top with Dijon Vinaigrette dressing (see recipe).

Mesclun Salad Deluxe Buy mesclun salad mix (a mix of baby greens) in the produce section. Top with radishes, onion, pepper, grated carrots and cherry tomatoes.

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #181 Date: Fri, 2 Aug 1996 19:52:25 -0700 (PDT) From: PatH <phannema@...>

NOTES : Reviewed in "Vegetables your kids will eat," Family Fun Magazine, May 1996. Set out chopped vegetables, cubed meats, cheeses and croutons.

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