Mom's Chef Salad

JoSele Swopes


Absolutely my whole family from my mom, siblings, husband and children. One day my husband decided he wanted a nice Chef Salad, so I decided to gather up some ingredients and throw them together. We have been doing this ever since. I have a niece that visits time to time and I ask her what she would like to have for dinner and she tells me the salad because it is her all time favorite thing in the whole world that I fix. So there we are we will eat this year round not just in the summer, but it is very refreshing..........

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30 Min


2 pkg
romaine lettuce leaves
2 pkg
baby spinach leaves
2 pkg
butter lettuce leaves
1 bunch
red radishes sliced
4 large
apples, granny smith sliced
1 c
ocean spray craisins
1 pkg
honey roasted turkey deli meat cubed
1 pkg
honey roasted ham deli meat cubed
2 pkg
cherry tomatoes sliced in half
2 medium
green bell peppers sliced
6 large
hard boiled eggs shredded cooled
1 1/2 c
sunflower seeds
1 pkg
monterey jack cheese shredded
2 can(s)
black olives sliced chilled
2 large
cucumbers english sliced
1 bottle
favorite dressing
2 pkg
favorite crackers
1 Tbsp
lemon juice concentrate
sheet of plastic wrap

Directions Step-By-Step

Wash all vegetables, let lettuce drain on paper towel. Place ingredients of vegetables in large bowl after prepping.
Sliced apples into small bowl sprinkle with lemon juice and mix, cover with plastic wrap and put into refrigerator This keeps your apples from turning brown and keeps them crisp.
Cut Ham and Turkey into cubes set aside. Slice radishes (bunch), cherry tomatoes slice in half, drain sliced olives, cut off ends of cucumbers and rub each end with the cut off ends, this takes out some of the bitter, score with fork on rind all the way around from end to end, slice cucumbers thin, shred boiled eggs in separate bowl and set aside,
Toss in large bowl all greens, add other vegetables, toss in tomatoes and olives. After all vegetables are tossed in bowl prepare your plates each separate. Place salad on plate like a bed, spread meat, apples, craisins, shredded boiled eggs, sunflower seeds, spread shredded cheese, and top with your favorite dressing, garnish with crackers on the side. ENJOY this refreshing Salad as a meal.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy