Diet Wrecker: The 9 Unhealthiest Salads You Can Eat

Not all salads are healthy!

Diet Wrecker: The Unhealthiest Salads You Can Eat

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Salads, with their bounty of fresh vegetables, are the standard-bearers for healthy food, the go-to when someone doesn’t just want to eat healthy, but wants everybody to know it, too. But some salads are far unhealthier than others, and some are even among the unhealthiest items on the menu.

#9 Coleslaw

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From KFC: chopped cabbage, carrot, onion, mayo-based dressing
Calories: 232
Fat: 14 grams
Saturated Fat: 2 grams

#8 Caprese Salad

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From Olive Garden: Fresh mozzarella, roasted tomato, bell pepper, basil, kale, olive oil
Calories: 340
Fat: 24 grams
Saturated Fat: 13 grams

#7 Wedge Salad

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From Outback Steakhouse: Iceberg wedge with blue cheese dressing, bacon, tomatoes, red onion
Calories: 435
Fat: 38 grams
Saturated Fat: 10 grams

#6 Chef Salad



From Beef O’Brady’s: mixed greens, sliced turkey and ham, bacon, Cheddar jack cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, ranch dressing
Calories: 554
Fat: 32 grams
Saturated Fat: 12 grams

#5 Caesar Salad

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From Carraba’s Italian Grill: Romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing and grated parmesan
Calories: 612
Fat: 55 grams
Saturated Fat: 11 grams


#4 Cobb Salad

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From Outback Steakhouse: Mixed greens, grilled chicken, hard boiled eggs, bacon, shredded cheese, tomatoes, ranch dressing
Calories: 683
Fat: 46 grams
Saturated Fat: 14 grams

#3 Beef Taco Salad

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From Hardee’s: Shredded lettuce, ground beef, shredded Cheddar, salsa, and sour cream in a crispy tortilla bowl
Calories: 1,050
Fat: 62 grams
Saturated Fat: 19 grams

#2 Waldorf Salad

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From California Pizza Kitchen: Baby greens with grapes, apple, celery, candied walnuts, gorgonzola, chicken breast, and balsamic Dijon dressing
Calories: 1,230
Fat: 87 grams
Saturated Fat: 18 grams

#1 Oriental Chicken Salad

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From Applebee’s: Grilled chicken breast, salad greens, fried noodles, cabbage, onion, almonds, carrot, Oriental dressing
Calories: 1,290
Fat: 81 grams
Saturated Fat: 12 grams