When I think of leftover corned beef, two recipes almost always come to mind: sandwiches and hash. While I love both of those, I was very excited by this recipe for a salad that uses up corned beef. This recipe comes together quickly, making it ideal for a Monday night meal. Two types of lettuce — green leaf and iceberg — are tossed with a quick, easy homemade thousand island dressing. If it sounds super scrumptious, read more.
3 cups 1/4-inch cubes rye bread Serves 4.
1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons ketchup
Dash Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon pickle relish
1 hard-cooked egg, chopped
3 scallions, white bulbs and green tops chopped and reserved separately
1 head green leaf lettuce (about 3/4 pound), torn into bite-size pieces (about 2 1/2 quarts)
1/2 head iceberg lettuce (about 1 pound), torn into bite-size pieces (about 1 1/2 quarts)
1/2 pound sliced corned beef, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
3 cups 1/4-inch cubes rye bread