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

Keywords for this recipe:SaladVegetablesFrench dressingVinaigrette
For 4 people, you will need:

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Mixed salad : Photo of step #1
Peel 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.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Mixed salad : Photo of step #2
Peel 4 tomatoes, dice small.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
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Take 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.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Wash and drain 1 lettuce.

Take a handful of leaves, roll and slice thinly. Do this with the whole lettuce to produce fine ribbons.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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Peel 1 avocado, cut each half in small dice.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Put diced avocado on mushrooms, add ½ lime juice and mix well.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Chopp finely 1 spring onion (scallion) and 1 bunch chives.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Mixed salad : Photo of step #8
Put everything in a salad bowl: lettuce, chives, onion, mushrooms, avocado, cucumber and tomatoes.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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Add French dressing to taste, mix well.

It's ready.
Remarks
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!
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
924 Kcal or 3,869 Kj16 gr53 gr72 gr
46 %6 %5 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
61 Kcal or 255 Kj1 gr4 gr5 gr
3 %<1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
231 Kcal or 967 Kj4 gr13 gr18 gr
12 %2 %1 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 6.25 €
  • Per person : 1.56 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
MushroomsMushrooms: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Roast in the bag pork with fondant vegetables., Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured ham, Boeuf (beef) bourguignon, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs with mayonnaise, Crunchy spring salad, Pea and avocado salad, Warm lentil salad, Warm cauliflower salad with two cheeses, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Avocado and smoked salmon terrine , Tomato tatin, Tomato pesto, Tomato ladybirds, Vegetable pie, ... All
ChivesChives: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mimosa eggs, Warm haricot bean salad, Red cabbage salad with chives, Herb salad, Sautéed Pork with Peanuts, ... All
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