Chopped salad

July 6, 2012 No Comments »
Chopped salad
This salad is all about choice. Mix and match from the ingredients listed below and share your creations with us in the comments. Try challenging your child to create the most colourful salad, or a salad combining ingredients from every food group.

Ingredients

The canvas

  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Mixed greens
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Sprouts

Vegetables

  • Carrot
  • Beet
  • Bell pepper
  • Cucumber
  • Bean Sprouts
  • Celery
  • Mushrooms
  • Olives
  • Baby corn

Protein

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Shrimp
  • Fried tofu
  • Bacon
  • Beans (black beans, chickpeas)
  • Nuts and Seeds (sunflower seeds, almonds, pecans)

Dairy

  • Feta
  • Goat cheese
  • Swiss
  • Cheddar

Instructions

  1. Chop all ingredients roughly the same size. Toss together lightly.
  2. Top your canvas with the chop mix.
  3. Drizzle with your favourite salad dressing and enjoy. 

Tips

When making ahead, store the dressing separately until time to eat. 

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