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Mixed salad

Mixed salad

Mixed salad is one of those simple but delicious summer recipes which go so well with a barbeque. It's a mix of several fresh vegetables, herbs and French dressing (vinaigrette).


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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
1 hour1 hour
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Step by step recipe

1 Mixed salad : Photo of step #1Peel 1 cucumber, dice small, put in a strainer over a bowl and sprinkle with.

We do that to remove the excess water from the cucumber.
10 min.
2 Mixed salad : Photo of step #2Peel 4 tomatoes, dice small. 10 min.
3 Mixed salad : Photo of step #3Take 200 g mushrooms, cut off the stalks and keep only the caps.

Peel, cut in two lengthways, then slice thinly.

Put in a bowl, add ½ lemon juice and mix well.
10 min.
4 Mixed salad : Photo of step #4Wash and drain 1 lettuce.

Take a handful of leaves, roll and slice thinly. Do this with the whole lettuce to produce fine ribbons.
10 min.
5 Mixed salad : Photo of step #5Peel 1 avocado, cut each half in small dice. 10 min.
6 Mixed salad : Photo of step #6Put diced avocado on mushrooms, add ½ lime juice and mix well. 2 min.
7 Mixed salad : Photo of step #7Chopp finely 1 spring onion (scallion) and 1 bunch chives. 5 min.
8 Mixed salad : Photo of step #8Put everything in a salad bowl: lettuce, chives, onion, mushrooms, avocado, cucumber and tomatoes. 2 min.
9 Mixed salad : Photo of step #9Add French dressing to taste, mix well.

It's ready.
1 min.


Mixed salad can be varied infinite ways: you can add, remove, or change anything you like. Follow your imagination, or what you have in the fridge. The basic principle is this: mix fresh ingredients cut small with herbs and French dressing.

From there on, anything goes. Some suggestions: small cubes of cheese (feta, gruyère, cheddar), bacon or ham, cooked potatoes, etc.

Same thing for French dressing, you can use the classic one, or change the oil (sesame, walnut, ...), vinegar (balsamic, cider, maple, lime juice...), or add other tasty things: teaspoon of soya sauce, dash of Tabasco,... Even all of these!

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
92216 gr52 gr72 gr
46 %6 %5 %11 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
611 gr3 gr5 gr
3 %<1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2303 gr13 gr18 gr
12 %2 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 6.25 €
Per person : 1.56 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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