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List Rules Any edible addition you can throw in a salad

The very best salad ingredients, be them veggies, cheese, meats or other items, are the essential components that when combined transform the individual items into a real salad. Alone, these items are all delicious, but when you add them together and toss them with a delicious salad dressing, a yummy salad is created.

In fact it's the salad ingredients or toppings that distinguish one salad from another. Take the Caesar salad for instance and it's traditional toppings of Parmesan cheese, romaine lettuce, croutons and a garlicky dressing. Greek salads are the same with the likes of feta cheese, tomatoes, onions, pickled beets, peperoncini peppers, cucumbers and an olive oil-oregano dressing making these individual items combine to create something better than the sum of the original parts.

Whether you're a fan of traditional salads like the Waldorf or the classic cobb or just a simple garden salad with lettuce, tomato and dressing, it's safe to assume we can all agree that the ingredients make the salad. We've all seen the salad bars stocked with a wide variety of vegetables, cheeses, meats, nuts and dressings, and just as there are endless options for salad toppings, there are endless combinations for which to create out own definition of a perfect salad.

Perhaps that flexibility and the fact that there is no wrong way to make a salad, is what makes salad a wonder food. As an added bonus, for the most part, unless you pick fatty dressings and high-calorie toppings, salads are also healthy. That's a double bonus if we ever saw one.
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Lettuce is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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4,588 1,065
Cheese is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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3,919 1,411
Tomato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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3,709 1,512
Egg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
Egg

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4,152 1,026
Cucumber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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3,824 1,014
Spinach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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3,447 1,447
Bacon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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3,445 1,237
Crouton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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3,230 947
Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Carrot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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2,247 1,715
Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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2,501 1,199
Red onion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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2,544 1,055
Cherry Tomatoes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
sstrauss0 added Cherry Tomatoes

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Onion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Feta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Romaine lettuce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
LanaYoshii added Romaine lettuce

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Sunflower Seeds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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Ranch dressing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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2,625 1,270
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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2,254 1,239
Bell pepper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Extra virgin olive oil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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Nuts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Red bell pepper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Ham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,655 1,211
Green bell pepper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,261 1,583
Green olive is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
Green olive

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Broccoli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Cranberry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Black pepper is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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Steak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,196 1,621
Chickpea is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,495 926
Balsamic Vinegrette is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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1,321 1,461
Corn kernels is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Bean sprouts is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Purple cabbage is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
Purple cabbage

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Italian dressing is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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Diced Turkey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
Diced Turkey

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989 1,260
Cauliflower is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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776 1,614
Kidney beans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,203 1,246
Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,041 1,211
Heirloom Tomato is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
Heirloom Tomato

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1,202 866
Baby Carrots is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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Apple is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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1,075 1,185
Almond is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Black Olive is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
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Walnut is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Portabella mushroom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Mandarin orange is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad

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Radish is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
TeaHoward added Diced Radishes

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Celery is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Things to Put in a Salad
TinaFletcherSaulnier added Celery