Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

cool and crisp chef salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

I love a fresh chef's salad for dinner on a hot evening. It's a perfect summer meal! I serve it with my recipe for creamy buttermilk dressing! Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cool and crisp chef salad

  • 1 md
    head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 8
    radishes, thinly sliced
  • 4
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2
    medium tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • cooked, diced ham (i get 1 slice 1/2 inch thick, from the deli, then cut it into strips)
  • chopped turkey (i get 1 slice, 1/2 inch thick, from the deli then cut it into strips)
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • homemade croutons
  • commercial salad dressing
  • sliced boiled egg
  • 4 slice
    stale bread
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/8 tsp
  • dash

How To Make cool and crisp chef salad

  • 1
    Combine butter and salt; Cut bread into 1/2 inch cubes. Place on a baking sheet; sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 300 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, drizzle butter and salt mixture over croutons and toss. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes more. Cool and serve on Chef Salad.
  • 2
    Combine all ingredients except croutons and dressing in a large salad bowl; toss lightly. Sprinkle with croutons. Serve with your favorite dressing. Yield 6-8 servings