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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:

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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.
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.
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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.

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!

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Beetroot salad with cashew nuts, Baby spinach salad, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Crunchy spring salad, Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tomato pesto, Cretan salad, Fine multi-tomato tart, Tomato meat balls, Preserved tomatoes, ... All
ChivesChives: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rosemary steamed fish, Crispy cheese parcels, Crusty cockle tart, Red cabbage salad with chives, Herb salad, ... All

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