Chicken-Tuna Chow Mein Salad

chicken tuna chow mein saladIngredients
1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup minced onion (red onion or green adds nice color)
2 cups finely chopped chicken or tuna (well drained)
1 cup finely diced celery
3/4 cups Miracle Whip salad dressing
1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
2 tablespoons half & half (or milk)
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups Chinese Chow Mein Noodles

Directions
1. In a large bowl, combine carrots, onion, meat and celery.
2. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing, mustard, half & half/milk and salt.
3. Pour dressing mixture over the vegetable mixture and toss lightly. Chill until serving time.
4. Just before serving, add Chinese noodles. Serve on a bed of lettuce leaves.

Yield: 4 servings

 Recipe from Lois Linke’s mother, the late Irene Peterson, and photo by Linke.

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