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Smiley Salad

"Do your young kids hate salad? They'll love it after you serve them this one!"
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30 m servings 101 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 serving)


  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 279 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. Place lettuce in 4 small serving bowls, sprinkle with bacon and cheese.
  3. Circle the bowl with croutons. Place three croutons on the cheese to represent the eyes and nose of a face.
  4. With 1/4 of the tomato, cut a wedge to represent a smiling mouth. Place at bottom of bowl.
  5. Drizzle with favorite salad dressing.

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My kids had a good time with this tonight and *I* liked it because they were giggling and enjoying themselves so much. The hardest thing about it was getting the kids to eat the faces. Next time...

Thanks for the idea! My daughter wanted to make the salad last night and this was just right. I set out the ingredients for her and she made a little face for each member of the family. She m...

What a cute idea! Fortunately my boys love salad, and this one was no exception. What I really like about this recipe is that it leaves plenty of room for the imagination so the kids will neve...

Very cute! I like to try to make fun food for the kids and they loved looking at this. My 5 year old is not a fan of salad but he did take a bite because of how it looked. He did enjoy the ba...

Great idea. Granddaughter had a blast making this.

Very cute idea. My kids love salads but they still found the face humorous.