Mostly made of lettuce, which is mostly made of water, salads are innately reviving, a smugly satisfying meal despite loads of blue cheese dressing and bacon bits atop that favorite wedge. Salads can be the chameleon of meals, by choice light and wispy, but also capable of including the heft of boiled seafood, sliced flank steak, or even a scattering of fried oysters. That’s how we roll in New Orleans: Even the salads stick to the ribs.
It’s the dish that always tastes better when someone else does the chopping, and for this roundup, we’re focused on salads hearty enough to make a meal of.
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