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Rag Doll Salad Recipe

Rag Doll Salad Recipe

Both kids and adults will enjoy lunching with these imaginative dolls. They make having a healthy salad delicious and fun…so, go ahead and play with your food.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 hard-cooked egg, cut lengthwise in half
  • 2 tablespoons carrot curls
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 pimiento strips
  • 1 medium tomato, halved
  • 2 pitted ripe olives, halved
  • 2/3 cup chicken or tuna salad
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 8 baby carrots
  • 1 teaspoon mayonnaise


  • 1. For each salad, place an egg half at the top of a plate for doll's head. Arrange carrot curls around egg for hair. Insert cloves for eyes; position a pimiento strip for mouth.
  • 2. Place a tomato half below the egg; add olive halves for buttons. Spoon chicken salad below tomato; place a lettuce leaf over salad for skirt. For arms and legs, place baby carrots on either side of tomato and below the lettuce.
  • 3. Place mayonnaise in a small pastry or plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe stripes on carrot legs for stockings. Discard cloves before eating. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 258 calories, 19 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 144 mg cholesterol, 514 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 11 g protein.