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​If you’ve been watching Top Chef (or reading Amber’s recaps) you’ll already know that Preeti was sent packing this week when she opted to make a pasta salad instead of a dish that was actually more exciting than a plate of rocks. With two underwhelming salads in the mix for the bottom spot, it would seem that salad might be the new dessert if not for the fact that at least dessert can be a winning dish when it’s done right. At best a salad is going to score you a passing grade and a spot on the judge’s underachiever’s list. So, with that in mind, here are 10 other pedestrian dishes you should probably shy away from unless you’re looking for a one way ticket home.

1) Tuna Fish Sandwiches

2) Grilled Chicken Breasts

3) Hamburger Helper

4) Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

5) Cheese Quesadillas

6) Spaghetti and Meatballs

7) Celery Sticks with Peanut Butter

8) Oatmeal

9) Fried Rice

10) Green Bean Casserole

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