Delicious Healthy Tossed Salad

Delicious Healthy Tossed Salad

This salad is not only easy to make, it is also delicious, healthy and colorful. It is ideal when you want to have a quick but healthy and tasty meal. It is also great as a side dish with a main meal or with a bowl of hot soup. If you are Vegan, just skip the cheese.

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Cucumbers, Olive Oil, Onions, Tomatoes

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Delicious Healthy Tossed Salad

Healthy Delicious Tossed Salad

Serves 2
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 5 minutes
Total time 15 minutes
Dietary Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Lunch, Salad, Side Dish, Starter
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve at Room Temperature, Serve Cold

Ingredients

  • 1 head Lettuce (Romaine and/or Iceberg, broken into bitesize pieces)
  • 3 Slices Red Onion (thinly sliced, cut into thin 2 inch pieces)
  • 3 sticks Celery (tender, thinly sliced crosswise)
  • Cucumbers (small, tender, baby cucumbers (3); or thin skinned long english cucumber (1); or regular cucumber peeled (1))
  • 2 Tomatoes (thinly sliced, or cut into small chunks)
  • 1/2 cup Caesar Dressing (Vegan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian Blend Spice
  • 8 - 10 Black Kalamata Olives
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Salt

Optional

  • 1 cup Bread Croutons (small, regular or flavored)
  • 1/2 cup Other Crispy Topping (I used tiny, thin, colorful tortilla chip toppings (see picture))
  • Spicy Jack Cheese (1/4 cup grated, or 1 slice broken to small pieces)

Note

Serving Suggestions:

1) Serve fresh and crisp.
2) Serve as a side dish to a main dish or as a main dish by itself.
3) Serve with a bowl of hot soup.

Options:

1) You can add the dressing, croutons and other toppings in the salad, mix well and serve. Or you can serve just the salad on each plate, and individually add the dressing, croutons and other toppings.
2) If you are Vegan, skip the cheese.

Directions

Step 1
Slice cucumbers into thin slices.
Step 2
In a large bowl, add the lettuce, cucumbers, celery and tomatoes.
Step 3
Add onions. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt, spice blend and olive oil on top all around. Toss and turn around the contents with salad spoons.
Step 4
Add the cheese, croutons and other toppings you like.
Step 5
Add the salad dressing too. Use 1/4 cup first. Mix the salad thoroughly with the salad spoons. Taste a little, and if you like, add more salt and dressing.
Delicious Healthy Tossed Salad
Step 6
Add the black olives. Mix. Serve the salad fresh and crisp.
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