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Thanksgiving Surplus Salad

Because this dish is so customizable, this isn't necessarily a "recipe". This of it as a jumping off point, or inspiration for your own individualized Thanksgiving Surplus Salad!
Course dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword leftover, salad, thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 525kcal
Author Susan, CA Grown Mom


  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1/4 cup starchy vegetables (roasted sweetpotatoes, butternut squash, or carrots)
  • 1/4 cup green vegetables (brussels sprouts, green beans, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup fruit (sliced figs, pomegranate arils, chopped apples, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup hard boiled eggs, chopped or sliced
  • 1/4 cup nuts
  • 1/4 cup cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup protein (ham or turkey)
  • Salad dressing of choice, to taste


  • Place 2 cups mixed greens in a large salad bowl.
  • Add the protein and veggies to the top of the greens.
  • Top with all the lighter ingredients like any nuts, cheese and fruit.
  • Add salad dressing of choice to taste. Toss the salad and enjoy!


Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 897mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5215IU | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 368mg | Iron: 4mg