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I am making a salad.....

I want to know what you put in your salad. Right now all I have is lettuce, tomato, onion, and spinach leaves.... I need more ideas :-), lol.


Asked by ratchetlee at 11:42 AM on Jan. 11, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • This is my favorite salad: Chickpea-Spinach Salad with Spiced Yogurt Dressing
    1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
    1 tablespoon lemon juice
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    1.5 cups home cooked, or 1 15-ounce or 19-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
    1 cup diced peeled cucumber (I use zucchini or broccoli)
    1 cup diced celery or fennel (I use jicama)
    1 cu p grated ca rrots
    10 cups small spinach leaves or mesclun salad greens (about 8 ounces)
    To prepare dressing: Whisk yogurt, lemon juice, oil, cumin, ginger and garlic in a small bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. To prepare salad: Combine chickpeas, cucumber, celery (or fennel) and carrots in a medium bowl. Add half the dressing and toss to coat.


    Answer by rkoloms at 1:38 PM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • i usually shred carrots and put those in my salad, and cheese is always good.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:44 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • Mushrooms, carrots, sunflower seeds or pistachios, cheese, artichoke hearts, lemon juice.

    Answer by m-avi at 11:44 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • Ideas:

    Mushrooms, radishes, olives, cheese, cucumber, shredded carrots, sunflower seeds, broccoli, cauliflower, alfalfa sprouts, turkey, bacon bits, scrambled eggs.

    There are so many options for a salad.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:45 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • Not scrambled eggs. I meant hard boiled.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:46 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • Red and Yellow bell peppers, grilled chicken, shredded cheese, olives, salad peppers (just a few), all that you listed. Real bacon bits, eggs, peas, carrots, cucumber, zucchini, and your favorite dressing.. (Mines Caesar)

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 11:46 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • NOt a fan of carrots :-)... but great ideas so far :-)

    Answer by ratchetlee at 11:46 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • Sunflower seeds and chickpeas

    Answer by After1 at 11:48 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • carrots, cheese, peppers, tomatoes, chick peas, eggs, cucumbers,

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:56 AM on Jan. 11, 2010

  • Some egg and bacon would be good with what you have ..Sometimes I make a salad with lettuce, strawberries and mandarin oranges with almonds and a raspberry vinaigrette, that is great in the summer:)


    Answer by kjfamily at 11:59 AM on Jan. 11, 2010