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).
229,8204.2/5 for 34 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
1 hour1 hour
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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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.
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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.
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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.


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
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).

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This recipe uses (among others)
MushroomsMushrooms: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoli, Rabbit with mustard, Quick flaky pizza, "Land and sea" kebabs, Bolognaise lasagne, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Prawn salad with a crunch, Cervelas salad, Alsatian-style salad, Lentil and cold-meat salad, Valay salad, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Four-tier glasses, Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables., Preserved tomatoes, How to peel tomatoes using a flame, Tomatoes Macédoine , ... All
LettuceLettuce: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy cheese parcels, Valay salad, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Fried rillettes, Warm chicken salad, ... All

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