Mix & Match Salad
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This basic recipe is your guide to creating an endless number of delicious salads AND a great way to reduce food waste!
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 6 tablespoons (3 fluid ounces) olive oil or avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons (1 fluid ounce) vinegar
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 4 cups loosely packed (2 ounces) greens/lettuce
  • 1 cup (3 ounces) cooked meat or seafood, cubed, shredded or cut into bite size pieces
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) trail mix (dried fruit, nuts, and seeds)
  • ¼ cup (½ ounce) crumbled or shredded cheese
  • 6 grape tomatoes, halved or 1 small tomato diced
  • ½ avocado, peeled and diced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and quartered
  • Broken crackers (in place of croutons)
  • Leftover grains, pasta, vegetables, beans
  1. Whisk together the oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Assemble the remaining ingredients, in the order listed, in 4 shallow salad bowls.
  3. Dress with the vinaigrette.
Nutritionals will vary depending on ingredients used. The nutrition facts below are for a baby spinach, chicken, and goat cheese Mix & Match Salad with cracker croutons and balsamic vinaigrette.
Recipe by Queen of My Kitchen at https://www.queenofmykitchen.com/mix-match-salad/