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Individual Party Salads

  • Author: Sharon Matten - Kosher Everyday
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Refrigeration: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cups 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Tossing
  • Cuisine: Meat
  • Diet: Kosher


Individual Party Salads are served in margarita cups and layered with sliced tomato, lettuce, smoked turkey breast and egg topped with a light dressing. Easy to eat, easy to carry around.



For the Dressing

  • 1⁄4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 clove crushed garlic or 1 frozen garlic cube
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄8 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. water

For the Salad

  • 1 head butter lettuce, broken into bite-size pieces
  • 1⁄2 cup grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 lb. honey turkey breast, very thickly sliced, then julienned
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chilled then thinly sliced
  • 12 mini-margarita cups


For the Dressing

  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice and black pepper.
  2. Whisk until thoroughly combined.
  3. Add enough water to make a smooth, just pourable dressing.

For the Salad

  1. Toss the lettuce with the tomatoes, then divide into the 12 cups.
  2. Spoon a tablespoon of the dressing over the lettuce.
  3. Carefully place several strips of turkey over the dressing, then top with a slice of egg.
  4. Chill until guests arrive.
  5. Can be made 1 to 2 hours in advance.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup

Keywords: Salad Cups, Individual Salads, Layered Salad, Meat Salad, Salad, Kosher, Dairy Free, Gluten Free


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