Hospital Salad (it's good and good for you!)

Hospital Salad (it's Good And Good For You!) Recipe

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Bobbi Jo Woods


Because I created this recipe in a hospital cafeteria, of all places, that's where the name came from! Yeah...I know it's a weird name for a salad. I've been eating it for years and have yet to come up with a fancy or even just descriptive name. "Romaine, carrot, onion, kidney bean, broccoli and sun-dried tomato vinaigrette salad" although pretty descriptive, isn't exactly what I had in mind. I just call it my favorite healthy salad.

I think you'll enjoy it! Use whatever other ingredients or dressing(s) you like, sometimes I even add some sliced black olives, diced tomatoes and sub out black beans for the kidney beans. Even some roasted corn kernels might be nice.


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part fat-free tomato or sun-dried tomato vinaigrette
parts fat-free ranch dressing
3 c
washed & torn romaine lettuce or your favorite bag mix
1 bunch
broccoli florets
1/2 small
red onion
1/4 can(s)
kidney beans, canned
1/2 c
carrot, shredded
black olives, sliced
(if desired, about a handful)

How to Make Hospital Salad (it's good and good for you!)


  • 1In a small bowl, mix 1 part Fat Free Sun Dried Tomato vinaigrette dressing (I use Newman's Own or Ken’s Steakhouse brand) and mix w/2 parts Fat Free or low fat ranch dressing (I use Hidden Valley brand or Wishbone Light Done Right).
  • 2Toss ingredients well to mix evenly, and pour your combined dressing over all. Toss to coat vegetables with dressing.
  • 3Place in a bowl or plate and top with shredded carrots and light red kidney beans (rinsed & drained) and the black olives (if you like them).

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About Hospital Salad (it's good and good for you!)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Other Tag: Healthy

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