One of my readers on Facebook called this “Garbage Salad” the other day and the name made me laugh. So here it is.
At the end of the week I find myself with odds and ends of different fruits and veggies from my CSA. Some good uses would be soup or a vegetable ragu, but if you live on the east coast, you’re well aware that it’s too dang hot outside to make soup or hot pasta. So I chopped up everything I could find in the fridge, raided my pantry, and mixed up a quick honey balsamic vinaigrette. As soon as I made the salad, I had to run outside and snap a picture because it was so pretty. And then proceeded to inhale the bejeebers outta this thing.
There’s no recipe here…just a bit of inspiration. Here’s what I put in it (if I can remember everything):
- Salad greens
- Diced Yellow Squash
- Diced Zucchini
- Diced Cucumber
- Sliced Almonds
- Diced Cheese
- Cooked and Diced Turkey Bacon
- Sunflower Seeds
- Balsamic Vinaigrette (I mixed balsamic vinegar, olive oil, honey, salt & pepper)
This is by no means an all-inclusive list. Add whatever else you have in the fridge, or take out what you don’t like. Enjoy!