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Italian Chopped Salad With Pasta: Neat to eat

Modern chopped salads are less messy and distribute the ingredients better than tossed salads. But they’re often quite expensive at restaurants and supermarkets. Make The Star’s Italian Chopped Salad With Pasta and save money while practicing your knife skills.

Eating for Life

Lentils, rich in fiber and protein, make a nutritious summer salad

Although lentils’ their exact origin is unknown, various cultures, including the Middle East and India, use its the many colorful varieties types of lentils as a meat alternative. For The Star’s Summer Lentil Salad, we’re especially fond of the earthy taste of French green lentils (Le Puy), but they can be a tad tricky to track down, requiring a trip to a specialty stores.

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