A good leaf lettuce salad recipe with no meat or sea food in it anyone care to share?

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Kathy - posted on 01/11/2010

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Romaine lettuce/or mixed greens

Yogurt raisins

Golden raisins

Blueberries

Sunflower seeds(without shells)

Feta cheese

Strawberries, cut in fourths

Chopped nuts (walnuts,pecans,etc.) any kind of nuts that you like

Brianna Poppyseed Dressing



Mix all the ingredients and add poppyseed dressing to taste. Makes a great summer salad.

Karina - posted on 01/09/2010

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hello, i do this salad in layers. on the bottom i place baby spinach, next some green beans (that have been blanched until just tender), next some diced roasted pumpkin, next some fetta cheese (crumbled) and then some toasted pine nuts. dress with some good quality balsamic vinegar.



if ithink of any others i will add another post.



hope you try it.

karina.....australia.

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Heather - posted on 01/13/2010

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I usually get the Spring Mix lettuce, or baby spinach. I like to add sliced almonds, cranraisins, feta cheese, sliced strrawberries, and blueberries. Add a raspberry vinaigrette.

Another favorite is spring mix, mushrooms, carrots, grape tomatoes, celery, green onion, red onion, bell pepper, sliced almonds or walnuts for a different crunch, and any type of cheese you like. Parmesan is great and low fat...but, you can use cheddar, jack, whatever pleases you.

Other great toppings for salads: banana peppers, olives, artichoke hearts, hard boiled eggs.

Catherine - posted on 01/12/2010

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My problem with salads is knowing when to stop. I chuck *everything* in there. Cucumber, tomatoes, all the different kids of lettuce I can grab... celery, beans, grated carrot, sprouts...

By the time I'm done, there's a mountain of the stuff :P Then I have to try and make everyone else eat it too.

My best advice? Get three different types of lettuce and just lace it with one or two other things. There are so many salad flavours it's almost hilarious. Variety is the spice of life!

Lisa - posted on 01/11/2010

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I make this salad and everyone loves it its easy and yummy...
romaine lettuce, spanish, green oinons,bell pepper(red,green,yelllow orange),tomato's,carrots,cummbers, crutons, basically anything u want in it..some cheese of your choice, i dice all the veggies up.

then i add salt,pepper, and garlic powder, then about two table spoons of mayo,olive oil go around bowl twice and then red wine vinager as much as you like then mix it all together fold it in. tast and if u think more mayo or seasoning or red wine add more.but it is very yummy...hope you like....

Pat - posted on 01/11/2010

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My family loves this recipe! 1 1/2 heads lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces; 3 stalks green onion, sliced; 1/2 cp blanched, sliced almonds; and 1/4 cp toasted sesame seeds. Dressing: 4 Tblsp sugar, 2 tsp salt, 3 tsp Accent, 1/2 tsp pepper, 4 Tblsp cider vinegar, and 1/2 cp vegetable oil. Combine in covered container and shake well. Pour over salad just before serving. If making early in the day, add the sesame seeds and almonds just before serving.

Lucienne - posted on 01/11/2010

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I'm not sure if you get Asian leaves where you are, but you could also use baby leaves.

Place leaves in a large salad bowl and add:
- sliced cucumber
- sliced tomato - quartered
- sliced zucchini (small ones)
- sprouts (if you like them)
- diced avocado
- sliced spring onion

I really like a creamy dressing:

ratio 1:4 creamy mayonnaise and full cream milk
add
- 1/2 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
- 1/4 teaspoon dried garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Place all dressing ingredients in a glass bottle, shake well and allow to stand for 30 minutes before using. The dressing keeps for a month in the fridge.

Carley - posted on 01/10/2010

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You could make a delicious Ceasar salad, with all the basics:
Cos lettuce
Cucumber
Baby spinich
Crutons
Ceasar Salad dressing
Thin slices of paramsan cheese
and boiled eggs
hope I didn't leave out any importants ;)

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