1/7 Photos of Basic Salad Mix (Salad Spinner)
Angela Dawn's Note:
I'm tired of spending so much money on bagged salads. I like the convenience and all, but it doesn't take THAT long to put salad together ahead of time. I like this mix because it's basic, and I can add other vegetables later.
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- 1Remove any brown or heavily wilted outer leaves from all three kinds of head of lettuce.
- 2Fill a clean sink almost to the top with cold water. Add your red leaf and romaine lettuce.
- 3With your radicchio lettuce you'll want to simply peel the leaves off one by one and add to the cold sink.
- 4Let sit for 5 minutes. Then gently shake the lettuce under the water to move the water through the leaves and losen debris.
- 5Let sit for another 5-10 minutes so all of the dirt/sand/stuff settles to the bottom of the sink.
- 6Remove lettuce(s) and rinse once more with fresh cold water from the tap before laying on paper towel.
- 7Now simply break off pieces into decent bite size pieces and place in a large bowl.
- 8Doing one batch at a time (I don't know how big your salad spinner is) use your salad spinner (I like to use a med size model with the hand pump at the top)to remove excess water.
- 9Once dried in spinner, toss in carrots and store in large gallon size plastic bags. Store in the bottom crisper drawer in your fridge.
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Nutritional Facts for Basic Salad Mix (Salad Spinner)
Serving Size: 1 (276 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 65.5
- Calories from Fat 9
- Total Fat 1.1 g
- Saturated Fat 0.1 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 44.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 12.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
- Sugars 4.1 g
- Protein 4.8 g
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