Easy Salad

Flavorful greens with fresh vegetables is what this easy salad recipe is all about. If you want it quick and simple this is the salad recipe to choose.

Varying your greens or vegetable choices will always keep this salad recipe new and fresh without compromising its simplicity.

See the easy menu planner for some quick serving ideas.

2 servings


6 Ingredients Needed:

leaf lettuce (red or green) – 2 cups
(washed, dried and torn into bite size pieces)

romaine lettuce – 2 cups
(washed, dried and torn into bite size pieces)

watercress – 1 cup
(washed, dried and bottom stems removed)

fresh basil – 1/2 cup cut or torn into small pieces

cherry tomatoes – 1 cup
(cut each tomato in half)

**dressing – 1/2 cup
(choose your favorite store bought dressing)

** Instead of a store bought dressing,
try our
French dressing. It's quick, easy and flavorful.


1. In a bowl, combine the lettuce greens, basil and the tomatoes.

2. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss well to combine. Serve salad immediately.


Quick Meals - Menu Planner:

** Meal Idea: To make this easy salad recipe more of a meal, try adding meat, chicken, fish or a vegetarian meat substitute cooked your favorite way.

** Side Dish: This quick salad can also be served as a side dish along with any meat, chicken, fish or vegetarian entrée.

** Light Meal Idea: You can create a simple and light meal by pairing this easy salad with a nice potato salad. It's easy, quick and delicious.


Vary your greens: try arugula, cabbage, endive or iceberg lettuce.

Vary the herbs: try dill, rosemary, cilantro or parsley.

Vary the vegetables: try marinated artichoke hearts, red or green peppers, shredded carrots or celery.

Use your imagination and this salad will always be fresh.


Try any of the following additions either alone or in combination for added flavor.


*Cheese: Sharp Cheddar, Blue Cheese or Swiss Cheese or

*Nuts: Smoked Almonds, Walnuts, Cashews or Peanuts or

*Olives: Black, Green (stuffed with garlic, blue cheese or anchovies), or Black (oil cured) or

*Dried Fruit: Cranberries, Apricots, Apples, or Pineapple


Related Links:

Bibb Lettuce Salad Recipe
Chopped Salad Recipe
Arugula Avocado Salad


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