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Salad ReMix

In Homemade, Local Flavor on July 11, 2012 at 5:15 pm
salad wrap

Lettuce now wrap leftover salad…

Making a large salad for a crowd has its drawbacks–chiefly, for me, what to do with the soggy leftovers the next day.

I’ve written food TV segments that recommended you turn that mess into a stir fry, but the truth is, I never thought the results were very good.

Somehow, in a moment of bumbling inspiration, I have hit upon a perfect use for leftover salad–a use I like so much that I am now making up fresh leftover salad just so I can have this dish: leftover salad lettuce wraps.

If you have leftover salad, you can mince it up and stuff it into fresh lettuce leaves.

Or you can make it even tastier, by starting fresh like this:

An array of sprouts from City Roots farm

Put some greens in a bowl.  I like a mix of lettuce and micro greens such as sunflower sprouts and broccoli sprouts.  Shredded carrots are nice too. Read the rest of this entry »