Americana Salad

Americana Salad Recipe

The Fresh Express® American Salad Mix makes the perfect crisp base to build a delicious salad for your next barbecue.



  • 2 (11-ounce) packages Fresh Express® American Salad Mix
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-1/2-inch wide strips
  • 1 (6-ounce) package sliced white cheddar cheese
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 (5-ounce) package cornbread croutons
  • Barbecue Ranch dressing


  • Using a 1-1/2-inch diameter star shaped cutter, cut the cucumber, red pepper, and cheese into stars. Using a 1-inch diameter star shaped cutter, cut the carrot into stars.
  • Place the Fresh Express® American Salad Mix in a large bowl; add the cucumber, red pepper, cheddar cheese, carrots, and tomatoes. Sprinkle with croutons. Once salad is served, drizzle each portion with Barbecue Ranch dressing.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 2-3 tablespoons barbecue sauce

Dressing Instructions:

  • Combine the ingredients in a small bowl; mix well.
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