Perfect Italian Salad Recipe

Perfect Italian Salad Recipe


  • Good handful of spinach
  • Good handful of mixed leaf lettuce
  • 3/4 leaves fresh basil, chopped
  • 2/3 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2/3 strawberries, finely chopped
  • A few slices red onion, thinly sliced
  • A few strips of red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 rounds of cucumber, finely chopped

For the dressing (serves 2

    2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon balsamic vinegarQuarter of a teaspoon dried mixed Italian herbsQuarter of teaspoon garlic powderQuarter of a teaspoon salt


      1. Add the spinach and mixed leaves to the base of plate, and scatter over the chopped basil.
      2. Sprinkle over the strawberries, onion, cucumber and tomatoes.
      3. Mix the dressing together in a glass (or shake in an old jam jar) and drizzle over the salad. 
      4. Serve with my pesto baked tofu and herby Italian potatoes, if desired, and enjoy! L x 
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