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Recipe: Every Shade of Green Salad

​​​Serves 4​

Salad goes great with any kind of meal. We’ve added some unusual tastes to this one. Tell us what you think!

Adult: Yes
Active time: 15 Minutes
Total time: 15 Minutes

Kitchen Gear

  • Sharp knife (adult needed)
  • Large salad bowl
  • Measuring cup​


  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed and torn
  • 1 bunch flat-leaf spinach, washed and torn (or 1 5-ounce bag of fresh baby lettuce)
  • 1 small cucumber, scrubbed and diced (Diced means cut into pieces the size of dice.)
  • ½ cup green beans
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ½ avocado, diced (if you like)
  • 16 green grapes
  • ¼ cup Ranch Dressing


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. Put the lettuce, spinach, cucumber, green beans, celery, avocado and grapes in the salad bowl and toss well.
  2. Add the ranch dressing and toss again.
  3. Serve right away.

Safety Tip:​
Wash it! Give fruits and vegetables a good rinse in cold running water before eating them.​

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ChopChop Magazine - Spring Issue (Copyright © 2011)
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