How to Make Composed Salads

Individually prepared composed salads make a beautiful presentation to any meal, be it a usual weeknight or entertaining special guests. Follow our guide to learn just how to master this technique.

Add 3 ounces of protein per plate
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Add 3 ounces of protein per plate

Choose from skinless rotisserie chicken, precooked shrimp, grilled or poached salmon (or purchased salmon from the prepared food counter), canned or grilled tuna, crabmeat, diced ham, or even roast turkey from the deli counter (but know that these last two are high in sodium). Place the protein on top of the salad greens.

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