Tailgate/Picnic Salad On A Stick

Martha Price


This is more of an idea or method than an actual recipe, as the ingredients and amounts will be of your choosing.
It is great for tailgating, picnics, lunch boxes, or any place where a bowl and fork may not be convenient.

Just choose your favorite ingredients - for vegetable or fruit salad - thread on a throw-away plastic or wooden skewer, add dressing in a disposable plastic cup (or even a ziplock baggie).
No mess to tote home, kids love it, and the variations are endless!


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
No-Cook or Other



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    iceberg lettuce, cut in chunks
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    tomato chunks, seeded and juice drained
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    cheese chunks
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    olives, green or black
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    large croutons
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    hard-cooked eggs, cut in fourths

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    fruit chunks (banana, orange, apple...) whole cherries, strawberries, etc.
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    firm cream cheese chunks
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    walnut halves
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    disposable skewers and dressing containers

How to Make Tailgate/Picnic Salad On A Stick


  1. Thread vegetable or fruit items of your choice onto skewers. Wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Keep cool.
  2. Mix up your favorite green or fruit salad dressing or dip, place in small (disposable) plastic container or ziplock baggie. Keep cool.
    *With the baggie you can just clip off a small corner and drizzle on your salad!
    Throw away the disposable skewers and dressing containers - no dishes to tote home (or wash!)!

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About Tailgate/Picnic Salad On A Stick

Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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