Ruth's Chris Chopped Salad

Craving that salad from Ruth's Chris Steakhouse but don't want to leave the house? This is a copycat recipe that will give you a salad that tastes just as good, if not better.

Ruth's Chris Chopped Salad

Ingredients
  1. 8 cups packed julienned strips iceberg lettuce, can substitute romaine lettuce
  2. 1 cup packed julienned strips fresh spinach
  3. 1 cup packed julienned strips radicchio
  4. 1 ⁄3 cup red onion, sliced very thin
  5. 1/2 cup chopped green olives
  6. 6 ounces fresh mushrooms , sliced, washed and drained, about 2 cups
  7. 4 eggs, hard-boiled and chopped
  8. 1 (14-ounce) can chilled hearts of palm , rinsed, well-drained and sliced
  9. 1/2 pound applewood-smoked bacon , chopped, fried until crisp, drained
  10. 1 cup crumbled blue cheese (4 ounces)
  11. 1/2 cup croutons
  12. 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  13. Crispy fried onions, for garnish

LEMON BASIL DRESSING:
  1. 2 cups sour cream, or use 1 cup sour cream and 1 cup mayonnaise
  2. 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  3. 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, about 1 lemon
  4. Seasoned salt and garlic pepper seasoning

Directions
  • In a very large bowl, combine lettuce, spinach, radicchio, red onions, green olives, mushrooms, eggs, hearts of palm and bacon; toss well.
  • Add crumbled blue cheese, croutons and about 1/2 to 3/4 of Lemon Basil Dressing; toss until well mixed.