Seniors’ Nutrition: Chef salad recipe

October 21, 2015 | Nutritional video recipes

Recipe

1 package (8 cups) salad greens of choice
2 tomatoes, diced
½ cup cucumber, sliced
½ cup green onion, diced
4 tbsp canola oil or vinaigrette

Protein of choice:

  • ¾ cup rinsed canned beans
  • 75g canned salmon or tuna
  • 2 hard boiled eggs
  • 75g lean smoked, deli, or leftover meat
  • 50g cheese (feta, cheddar, etc. Look for options with less than 20% MF)
  • ½ cup cottage cheese

Directions:
Wash and tear salad greens and place in large bowl.
Toss greens with remaining ingredients, drizzle with dressing and top with protein option of choice.
Makes 4 servings.