Personal Layered Salad, No Dressing

Ingredients:

2 oz (approx) romaine lettuce, fancy lettuce, and/or sprouts
1/2 apple (Fuji or Granny Smith or Sonya or Macintosh), peeled, cored, diced (about 4 oz )
1/4 cucumber, peeled, quartered, and sliced (about 4 to 5 oz)
1/2 Roma tomato diced, or 7 cherry tomatoes sliced in half
2 carrots, washed with a vegetable brush, shredded (about 4 to 5 oz)
2 oz (approx) jarlsberg cheese, shredded (or cheddar cheese, or jack cheese, or meunster cheese, or vegan cheese)
raisins - up to 1 oz


Instructions:

Assemble in the 1 quart serving bowl in layers:

Bottom Layer:
The leafy greens:  sprouts, and/or lettuce.

Middle Layer:
Apple, cucumber, tomato.

Top Layer:
Shredded carrot, shredded cheese.

Tippy-top Layer:
Raisins.


Serving Information:

Yields 1 bowl layered salad, serves 1.


Notes:

NOTE 1:  Alternates and optional additions: 
  • To make the salad vegan and not use (yuck) vegan cheese, remove the cheese entirely and add avocado to middle layer and sunflower seeds to tippy-top.
  • Avocado makes a good middle layer addition.
  • Parsley and/or cilantro and/or arugula make a good bottom layer addition.
  • Bell pepper could be added to the middle layer.


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