Easy Summer Salad For One !
Easy Summer Salad For One!
This ‘Easy Summer Salad For One’ is so quick and easy to put together! Salad, Salad, and more Salad!!! Summer is here, and I think we can all agree, having a few simple salad recipes in the rotation, makes summer eating tasty, light, and delicious! Not cooking for one? No problem…just multiply the recipe based on how many people you have! And honestly….for a fresh Summer Salad…you can measure those ingredients with your heart! Add a protein to this to serve as the main dish. Take to a BBQ or Potluck and I promise you will get 5 star reviews!
What You Will Need To Make This Salad:
** 2.5 oz of salad mix such as Spring Mix or a Baby Lettuce **
** 1 small Mandarin Orange **
** 1/4 of a Hot House Cucumber Peeled and Sliced **
** 2 oz of Glazed or Honey Roasted Pecans **
** 6 cherry Tomatoes sliced **
** Store-Bought Poppy Seed Dressing – THE ONLY ONE I USE! **
What Vegetables Should I use for this Salad?
I am lucky enough to be able to use the BEST TOMATOES in the world and guess what? They are delivered to my door step!!Not kidding! They are the tomatoes I used in this salad and once you taste one, I promise you that you will never look at a tomato the same again.
Have you heard of Farmer Lee Jones? Farmer Jones Farm is part of The Chef’s Garden which was started by the Jones family more than 30 years ago in northern Ohio along the shores of Lake Erie. Lee Jones and Bob Jones, Jr. – following in the footsteps of their father, Bob Jones, Sr. – have been working tirelessly for many years to regeneratively farm the highest quality vegetables, herbs, and microgreens. For over 30 years The Chef’s Garden has supplied some of the world’s best chefs and their restaurants with fresh vegetables. Those same vegetables are available to you at home!!!
For some time, it has been their ambition to send the ingredients we grow directly to homes. These vegetables are unlike anything else you find in any groery store. By shipping directly to you, immediately after harvesting, they can ensure that you will receive the best vegetables you can find anywhere in the world. I encourage you to give this delivery service a try!!
Easy Summer Salad for One
- 2.5 oz of salad mix- such as spring mix or baby lettuce
- 1 small Mandarin Orange
- 1/4 Hot House Cucumber Peeled and Sliced
- 2 oz Glazed or Honey Roasted Pecans
- 6 cherry tomatoes – sliced in half
- 2 oz store bought Poppy Seed Dressing
- Put all ingredients other than dressing in bowl and toss together!
- Lightly glazed salad dressing over top of salad and enjoy!
Some of the things I used to make this Easy Summer Salad for One !
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Notes for this Easy Summer Salad for One:
- Add Grilled Chicken to this dish to make it a heartier lunch or dinner salad!
- Add the dressing at the last minute to keep the salad fresh and crisp! If taking for lunch to-go, pack the dressing on the side!
- Add craisins, dried cranberries, raisins or dried mango for added texture and flavor.
A perfect pair with this salad!