Layered salad


½ lettuce

1 carrot

1 red pepper

1 small can of sweetcorn


Chopping board, knife, vegetable peeler, grater, can opener, colander, serving dish.


1. Prepare the vegetables:

  • wash the lettuce and shred;
  • top and tail the carrot, peel and grate;
  • deseed the red pepper and slice;
  • drain the sweetcorn.

2. Arrange in layers in the serving dish.

Top tips:

  • Use a variety of different vegetables and fruit, e.g. red cabbage, apple, onion, new potatoes and beansprouts.
  • Add a layer of boiled egg, canned tuna or grated cheese to make a main meal.


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