Corned-Beef Salad with Thousand Island Dressing and Rye Croutons
You’ve probably eaten a sandwich with a salad inside; now try a salad with a sandwich inside. Strips of corned beef are tossed with lettuce and rye-bread croutons, then topped with Thousand Island dressing—the real old-fashioned kind with “islands” of pickle relish, hard-cooked egg, and chopped scallion. Slideshow: More Terrific Salads
• Instead of the corned beef, add strips of deli pastrami, ham, or turkey.
• Use romaine instead of iceberg lettuce.
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