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The Forge Chopped Salad

A refreshing, new take on chopped salad

This recipe is provided by The Forge.


For the salad:

  • 1 heart romaine lettuce, small dice
  • 1 small carrot, peeled, small diced
  • 1 piece celery, small dice
  • 1 leaf red cabbage, small dice
  • 1 leaf green cabbage, small dice
  • 1/8 Cup red onion, small dice
  • 1/4 red pepper, small dice
  • 1/4 yellow pepper, small dice
  • 3 Tablespoons blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 slice from a cucumber, cut the long way

For the balsamic dressing:

  • 1 Cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup honey
  • 3 Tablespoons dry Italian dressing seasoning pack
  • 2 Cups soy oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


For the salad:

Mix the vegetables and lettuce in a bowl with the dressing then transfer to a plate where a ring is formed from the cucumber. Top with blue cheese and dressing.

For the balsamic dressing:

Transfer all these ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Season to taste.