Since the opening of its first Souplantation in 1978 in San Diego, California, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corporation has expanded to 61 salad buffet restaurants with locations in Southern California, where they are known as Souplantation, and in Northern California and ten other states, where they are known as Sweet Tomatoes. Differing in name only, the restaurants are known for their abundance of fresh, great tasting salad selections, soups, bakery items, pastas and desserts in a self-serve format, set in a casual dining atmosphere.
Pineapple Coconut Slaw
PINEAPPLE COCONUT SLAW
Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Recipe
1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks
drain pineapple juice and save for the dressing.
1 3/4 cups Hellmann's salad dressing
1 1/2 tablespoons pineapple juice (from pineapple chunks)
2 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
In a mixing bowl, combine the salad dressing, pineapple juice and white sugar. Thoroughly whisk to combine.
16 cups of sliced green cabbage
2 1/4 cup shredded coconut
Slice the green cabbage into small pieces. In a large mixing bowl, combine the green cabbage, coconut, pineapple chunks and dressing. Thoroughly mix until all cabbage is coated with dressing. Allow to chill in refrigerator for the best flavor.