High-Protein Dinner in a Salad Bowl

A salad dinner recipe from an ad published in
LIFE magazine June 23 1961
High-Protein Dinner ina Salad Bowl

Star-Kist Tune advertised heavily in LIFE magazine all through the 1960s. Here’s a post based on one of these ads – Ted

2 cans of Star-Kist Tuna
1 large head lettuce
4 eggs, hard boiled and quartered
4 tomatoes, quartered
4 thick slices of your favourite cheese
6 dill pickles, sliced
1/2 cup walnut halves or other nuts
1 large white or red onion, sliced in rings
1 cup salad dressing or mayonnaise (or more to taste)


Chill all ingredients. Tear lettuce into large chunks and place in a salad bowl. Cut cheese into bit sized chunks, add with the eggs and tomatoes to lettuce. Add pickles, nuts, onions and top with Star-Kist Tuna. Toss with salad dressing or mayonnaise, sereve immediately.

Makes 6 servings