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Rag Doll Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

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.


  • 1 hard-boiled large 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 258 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 144mg cholesterol, 514mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.

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