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Feb 27, 2008 12:31 PM

Your laziest salad

I just finished a lazy salad
Which was pears, orange, goat cheese, pistachios
Whats your laziest salad
(lazy salad post at my blog)

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  1. Iceberg lettuce and Miracle Whip

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      1. re: grampart

        Just like my grandmothers used to make. In south Texas, a ripe tomato and/or avocado could sneak in, too. I loved the pink juice at the bottom of the bowl.

        1. re: marthasway

          my sister when she was first married would make this same salad with diced tomatoes and lettuce cut not much larger, mixed in and blended with miracle whip. the juice was good. the salad was good (of course, this was back in the days of real tomatoes -- in florida) now i have to try this again -- it has been a long time.

          my laziest salad is romaine hearts with buttermilk ranch dressing, fresh pepper and croutons (preferably sourdough and garlic). extra effort, add a half can of chick peas.

      2. Actually this is such a great salad and so easy Ice berg chopped red wine Vin. evoo s&p and parm cheese. It is so good.

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        1. re: Analisas mom

          Mashed garlic mixed with salt, lemon juice and olive oil tossed over baby greens and a can of white beans...easy but I LOVE it.

        2. Fresh arugula w/lemon oil, grated parmesan, and a generous grind of black pepper. For added fanciness top with small shrimp.

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          1. re: linguafood

            On the fresh arugula note: Arugula, fresh lemon juice, EVOO, salt, pepper and a few ripe beautiful figs....

            and: heirloom tomatoes, salt, pepper, EVOO, balsamic. If I'm feeling motivated, I'll make some garlic croutons, or throw in some buffalo mozzarella, but most days, just the basic. So yummy, so much about the lazy days of summer. Can't wait for next season...

            1. re: moh

              I ran around like a chicken with its head cut off trying to find lemon (flavored, of course) oil. The closest I came was lemon flavored olive oil, which works, but isn't quite the same.

              I cannot wait for summer either, that's when the other super easy recipe kicks in: buffalo mozzarella, GOOD (!!!!) tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil, s&p. I could have that every day of the week.... sigh. Ah well, it's just another, um, 4-5 months. Dang.

            2. re: linguafood

              Arugula also works well with evoo, finely diced feta, and black pepper.

              1. re: Ellen

                I just threw together an arugula salad yesterday, with piquillo peppers, leftover avocado, Spanish olive oil, sherry vinegar, salt and pepper - delicious.

            3. Shredded carrots and balsamic vinegar

              1. Thinly sliced cabbage with equal parts ranch dressing and balsamic vinegar. It's actually pretty good....