Quick Easy Chopped Salad Recipe

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Chopped salad is the ultimate main dish salad!  If you normally don’t eat salad as your main entree, you should try this chopped salad recipe – it will even fill up a big hungry man :) It also makes a perfect meal for those on a low carb diet like Atkins or South Beach – chopped salad is a combination of proteins like meat, egg and cheese with the healthy greens – no carbs!

Making chopped salad is super easy – just chop up the ingredients and mix!  It’s the ultimate quick and easy recipe that you should add in your kitchen repertoire.

Quick And Easy Chopped Salad Recipe


  • Lettuce greens
  • Hardboiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • Deli meat, chopped (you can use any lunch meat like turkey, roast beef, ham, salami or bologna)
  • Sliced cheese, cut into pieces
  • Feta cheese or blue cheese
  • Tomatoes, chopped
  • Avocado, peeled and chopped
  • Italian dressing (or make your own by mixing 1 tbsp olive oil with 1 tsp vinegar)


  • Mix all ingredients :)

Chopped salad is a great way to use leftover foods in your fridge.  Think you have nothing to eat tonight?  Check your refrigerator – if you have any two or more ingredients of the following – eggs, lunch meat, cheese, lettuce – just chop them up into a chopped salad :)

With the chopped salad, you can really be creative – just chop many different ingredients and mix!  Note that there are no exact quantities in the recipe – that’s because it doesn’t really matter how much you use – add as much or as little of each ingredient as you like.  If you like eggs, use two instead of one.  If you don’t like tomatoes, just leave them out :)  You can also add extra vegetables – cucumbers, green peppers and peas are also great in chopped salad!

Enjoy this easy chopped salad recipe!  For other great main dish salads, check out how to make steak salad, how to make Thai chicken mango salad and salad recipe with grilled salmon.

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