tossed salad


Definition of tossed salad

: a salad made of greens often with added vegetables (such as sliced tomato and cucumber) tossed in an oil dressing Most menus are commonsensical, if uninspired: a typical dinner consists of broiled flounder, baked potato, tossed salad, water and coffee, while a typical midday snack is half a cantaloupe.— Dulcy Brainard

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The menu will feature oven roasted turkey, cornbread-sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, cranberry sauce, tossed salad, rolls, desserts, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 5 June 2018 The menu includes pasta and meatballs, tossed salad, rolls, brownies with ice cream and beverages. Courant Community, "Community News For The East Hartford Edition," 8 May 2018 Their 35 guests were seated at tables set up inside the garage and ate ziti with meatballs, tossed salad, and cake made by their friend Kathi, who runs one of Brad and Carole’s favorite hang-outs, the Waterin’ Hole., "Philadelphia weddings: Carole Flynn and Brad Anderson," 2 May 2018 Assemble salad: In a large bowl, toss salad greens with about 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "2018 farmers markets in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin," 1 May 2018 Take stuffing out of oven; toss salad. 5 p.m. Remove yams from oven. Redbook, "A Stay-On-Track Thanksgiving Timetable," 21 Nov. 2010 On a large platter, toss salad greens and mushrooms with vinaigrette. Steven Satterfield, Country Living, "Arugula and Baby Lettuce Salad with Soft-Boiled Eggs and Roasted Oyster Mushrooms," 7 Mar. 2011 Sandwiches come with choice of bread and a side (in addition to cole slaw and potato pancakes, choices include potato or macaroni salad, tossed salad, fruit salad or chips). Tim Smith,, "Essen Room in Pikesville serves up abundance of traditional deli fare," 10 Jan. 2018 Drizzle with vinegar and season with salt; toss salad to combine. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "Honeydew and Fennel Salad with Basil," 19 Sep. 2017

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1924, in the meaning defined above

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