Super Hearty Salad

4 cups chopped romaine lettuce

1 ½ cups chopped tomato

1 cup whole wheat or multi-grain rotini pasta, cooked and drained

¾ cup Colby and Monterey Jack Cheese cubes

1 cup chopped cucumber – skins on

1 cup ham cubes (or turkey, or chicken, or a mix…)

½ cup thin onion rings – cut in half

½ cup crumbled bacon

¼ cup Italian dressing


Put all of the ingredients in a very large bowl.

Drizzle with dressing

Toss and serve

Makes 4 – 2 cup servings

This salad is so hearty, it could be a main course too.


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