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Green Salad with Your Own Dressing

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Green Salad with Your Own Dressing

Here is a recipe for a basic green salad with homemade dressing. But you can add almost anything to fancy it up! We like pieces of grapefruit, a sprinkle of toasted pecans, and a handful of baby spinach. What do you like? Try adding it! 
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings

kitchen gear

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife (adult needed)
  • Measuring cup
  • Vegetable peeler (adult needed)
  • Salad bowl
  • Salad servers or tongs


  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed, dried, and cut or torn into bite-size pieces
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, if you like, and diced
  • 1⁄4 cup Your Own Salad Dressing


  • Put all the ingredients into the bowl and toss. Taste a piece of lettuce. Does it need more dressing? If so, add more and toss again. Serve right away. 


Click here for Your Own Salad Dressing recipe.
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