Nutty Mixed Up Salad is a delicious, healthy, and easy to throw together salad that will please your taste buds. It has everything from healthy fats to antioxidants and protein in it!
This recipe can be tailored for your specific diet needs by swapping out different ingredients. The great thing about this salad is that you can make it into a main dish or even an appetizer.
The history of Nutty Mixed Up Salad?
The Nutty Mixed Up Salad dates back to the 1970s, invented by Joyce Rogers. She named it after her grandson, who was a known picky eater.
She created this tasty salad to help his appetite and eat healthy foods at school. Since then, people have been making salads like this and sending them abroad care packages to soldiers deployed in war zones.
How to make Nutty Mixed Up Salad
- 3 to 6 cups of salad greens
- 1 apple, sliced
- 1 cup of dry roasted peanuts
- 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
1. Wash and thoroughly dry your salad greens. The salad should contain at least 3 cups of salad greens to get the nutritional value.
2. The amount does not need to be exact; it could be more or less depending on how big you want your serving size to be.
3. Layer the salad greens on a large plate, followed by the sliced apples.
4. Drizzle with creamy blue cheese dressing (optional)
5. Next, you should add the raisins and peanuts to your salad.
6. Finally, top the salad off with a nice drizzle of honey mustard.
7. Use your fork to eat the salad, or you could even use your hands.
Nutritional Information of Nutty Mixed Up Salad
What salad dressing does Jason’s Deli use?
We use a creamy blue cheese dressing on our salad. We like the one available at Kroger, but there are other brands that you could use.
What is the best way to store Nutty Mixed Up Salad?
This salad recipe can be stored in the fridge for 3-4 days. To keep it fresh, toss it up right before you eat it. You can even eat the salad out of the refrigerator for lunch.
Does Nutty Mixed Up Salad contain nuts?
This salad does contain nuts; peanuts are used in this recipe. However, if you don’t want to use peanuts, you can substitute them with cashews or almonds. However, it would help if you used additional flax seed to taste like peanuts.
Is Nutty Mixed Up Salad healthy?
This salad recipe has a lot of nutritional value in it. It contains proteins, fiber, and other valuable vitamins and minerals.
This salad recipe is great for the immune system and gastrointestinal system and good for weight loss. It has a lot of vitamins and minerals in it that the body needs to function at its best.
Can you add more nuts on top of the salad?
Yes! You can add more nuts to your salad if you want a bit more crunch.
What do you dip Nutty Mixed Up Salad in?
Jason’s Deli uses honey mustard to dip our salad into. However, you could use ranch dressing, blue cheese dressing, sweet and sour dressing, or even creamy Italian dressing.
How can Nutty Mixed Up Salad be used as a main dish or appetizer?
This salad can either be served onto a plate as a main dish with some fresh bread on the side or placed in a small bowl as an appetizer.
What are the ingredients used in Nutty Mixed Up Salad?
This is a vegetarian salad, so egg and dairy are not used. However, if you have any allergies or intolerances to certain foods, you should talk to your doctor before consuming them.
Are there any substitutes you can use for the salad greens?
If you don’t like zucchini or summer squash, then use other types of greens like romaine lettuce or spinach. However, if you don’t like walnuts or peanuts, you should substitute them with raisins.
What is the best salad dressing to use in Nutty Mixed Up Salad?
We like using honey mustard on our salad, but you can also use blue cheese or creamy Italian dressing. You can even add some extra nuts and seeds if you want a crunchy topping on your salad.
What is the nutritional value of Nutty Mixed Up Salad?
The Bottom Line
Nutty Mixed Up Salad is a straightforward, tasty, and healthy salad to make. It’s so easy to make this salad that anyone can do it.
It is a delicious alternative to the usual salads that people usually eat at home or work. You can adjust the ingredients of this recipe and even add things that you like.