The Healthiest Salads You Can Order at Chop’t, Just Salad, and Sweetgreen


If you’re heading to one of these trendy salad shops and want a low-calorie option that’s good for you, try these hacks.


Mexicali Vegan (360 cal): Avocado, hearts of palm, grape tomatoes, black beans, tortilla chips, jalapeno peppers, romaine, and spinach with Mexican Goddess dressing.

Pro tip: Ask them to hold the romaine, add more spinach, and swap in walnuts for chips.


Spicy Sabzi (440 cal): Organic baby spinach, shredded kale, spicy broccoli, raw beets, organic carrots, bean sprouts, spicy quinoa, basil, roasted sesame tofu, and Sweetgreen hot sauce with carrot chili vinaigrette.

Pro tip: Ask for red cabbage instead of beets and tomatoes in place of carrots.

Just Salad

Mediterranean Mix (570 cal): Romaine, organic chickpeas, feta, Kalamata olives, lentils, cucumbers, and pita chips with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Pro tip: Switch out the romaine for spinach and the pita chips for pumpkin seeds.