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The Flexible Salad

The Flexible Salad
This Recipe:
Skill Level:
Serves: 2
Start to Finish: 10 min
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 0 min

These are quantities for one adult and one toddler. Vary to suit your family.


8 ounces steamed green beans

1 cup halved grape tomatoes

½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced

½ avocado, cubed

1 leftover cooked chicken breast (or substitute sliced hard-cooked eggs, leftover steak or cold cuts), optional

1 ounce crumbled fresh goat cheese (or substitute shredded hard cheese), optional

Other possibilities: baby spinach or arugula for adults, sliced cucumbers, steamed sugar snaps


Mustard Vinaigrette (for mature palates):

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 ½ teaspoons of your favorite vinegar

½ teaspoon grainy or Dijon mustard

Salt and pepper to taste


Compose personalized salads on each plate. Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl and drizzle a little vinaigrette on salad as desired. Serve immediately.

Find out more about this recipe on Mom Appetit's blog.