Lettuce, rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
Slices of cheese and meat of choice
Raw vegetables, cut up, optional
Halved cherry tomatoes
Fresh basil leaves, torn
Vinaigrette salad dressing (recipe follows)
Soft roll, optional
Line a medium container with lettuce leaves. Top with cheese and meat. Add olives, sliced hard-boiled egg and raw vegetables, as desired; tightly seal. Place cherry tomatoes in a small container, top with fresh basil; tightly seal. Pour enough salad dressing to coat salad in a small container; tightly seal.
Store containers in refrigerator until it is time to be packed, along with the soft roll, if serving.
Yield: 1 cup
¾ cup vegetable oil
¼ cup vinegar
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Combine ingredients in a sterilized glass jar or bottle and shake well. Refrigerate until time to use.