Ultimate Summer Salad Recipe

Ultimate Summer Salad Recipe.

Ultimate Summer Salad

Prep Time: 5mn
Cook Time: N/A
Total Time: 5mn


  • 1/2 cup Kale
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup romaine lettuce
  • 1 ounce Sargento® Chef Blends™ 4 State Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup carrots
  • 1 slice of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup purple cabbage, thinly sliced
  • Cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • Grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Handful of oyster crackers sautéed in a bit of olive oil (just a drizzle or two), and seasoned with black pepper


  • 1/4 cup dijon style mustard
  • 1/4 cup all-natural honey
  • 1 tablespoon mayo
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


  1. Make the dressing: whisk together 1/4 cup dijon style mustard, 1/4 cup all natural honey, 1 tablespoon mayo, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice. Set aside and use as much or as little as you’d like on this salad. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
  2. Toast the oyster crackers: Heat a small amount of olive oil in a small skillet (just a drizzle or two). When warm, add in crackers and sauté’ for about three minutes, seasoning the crackers with black pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, place the kale, spinach, and romaine lettuce on the bottom.
  4. Top with Sargento® Chef Blends™ 4 State Cheddar, carrots, bacon, cabbage, cucumbers, tomatoes, and oyster crackers.
  5. Drizzle the salad with homemade honey mustard dressing – use as much or as little as you’d like, making sure to store leftover salad dressing in the refrigerator.

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