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Classic Chef's Salad

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  Torn salad greens 9 Cup (144 tbs)
  Swiss cheese 6 Ounce, cut into julienne strips
  Fully cooked ham 3 Ounce, cut into julienne strips
  Cooked chicken/Turkey 6 Ounce, cut into julienne strips
  Crumbled blue cheese/Crumbled feta cheese / grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Hard cooked eggs 4 , sliced
  Green peppers 2 Small, cut into strips
  Cucumber 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
  Sliced radishes 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  French dressing 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Creamy)

Place the torn salad greens into 6 large individual salad bowls. Arrange Swiss or cheddar cheese strips, ham or beef strips, and chicken or turkey strips over salad greens; sprinkle with blue, feta, or Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Add the hard-cooked egg slices, green pepper strips, cucumber slices, cherry tomato halves, and radishes. Serve salads with Creamy French Dressing.
Creamy French Dressing: In a small mixer bowl combine 1 tablespoon paprika, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and dash ground red pepper. Add 1/4 cup vinegar and 1 egg; beat well. Add 1 cup salad oil in a slow, steady stream, beating constantly with an electric mixer till thick. Cover; store remaining dressing in the refrigerator. Makes about 1 2/3 cups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2558 Calories from Fat 1696

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 191 g294.2%

Saturated Fat 60.9 g304.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1279.8 mg426.6%

Sodium 2971.3 mg123.8%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g26.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.6%

Sugars 57.5 g

Protein 133 g265.9%

Vitamin A 231.7% Vitamin C 426.7%

Calcium 183.8% Iron 51.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Chef's Salad Recipe