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Salmon Garden Salad

No recipe image available.A simple entrée salad of garden fresh veggies and ready-to-use canned salmon tossed with your favorite Italian dressing and topped with shredded mozzarella cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (14.75-ounce) can salmon, or 2 (7.5-ounce) cans, drained and flaked
1 red onion, sliced thin
3 tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 small red bell peppers, roasted, cored, seeded and chopped
6 cups assorted salad greens
1/2 cup fresh basil, shredded
1 carrot, peeled and shredded
1 celery stalk, chopped
3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
4 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
1 to 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, tomato, red pepper, salad greens, basil, carrot and celery. Mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the salad dressing, mustard and vinegar.
  3. Add the dressing mixture and salmon to the salad greens; season with salt and pepper and combine thoroughly.
  4. Portion evenly onto chilled serving plates, top with mozzarella cheese and serve.

Makes 6 servings.