Mimi, that sounds great, and that chopper is fantastic. I've got a big electric version and it's a real pain to clean. When you say you make a big bowl of salad for the week, does it not go soggy? How do you keep it fresh?
Edited by: MARIASPARKLE at: 1/31/2009 (11:46)
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sounds yummy. I make my salad for the week too. But the original kind. I may kick it up with this. I also like my salad mixed with spiral noodles (pts) and mix it with kraft light vinegar and oil dressing.
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Our healthy guidelines workshop inspired me to go back to this wonderful salad.
It took me 12 minutes to prepare a HUGE amount for the whole week for me and my husband (with my wonderful hand manual chopper)
* I make a HUGE amount in advance for the whole week * I eat as much as I want every day (I'be never gained weight by eating too many vegetables...) * If I want, I add to the salad 2 teaspoons of olive oil when serving * I like to eat it in room temperature (I keep the salad in the refrigirator * Try it first with much smaller amounts, and if you like it, make it with these quantities
15 small firm roman tomates, chopped fine 3 large english cucumbers, unpeeled (or 15 small pickled cucumbers), chopped fine 1 bunch of green onions, chopped fine 1 bunch of parsley, chopped fine 1 bunch of baby dill, chopped fine 2-3 red peppers, chopped (adds lot of fiber), chopped fine Juice from 3 lemons (olive oil, optional, add when serving, if desired and count points/calories. The salad is great without olive oil but tastes even better with it)
I chop everything in my manual hand chopper. Unbelievable invention!
Mix all and refirgirate
I can't say enough about this wonderful chopper
Mine is item # 16690
Kitchen King Pro 11- Piece Food Preparation Station
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