Country salad

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 8 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This hearty salad makes a healthy and delicious lunch with a few slices of ham

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal175
  • fat15g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.56g
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Ingredients

  • 4 egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • juice ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 heaped tbsp capers
    Capers

    Capers

    kay-per

    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 2 spring onion, finely sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 head Lollo Rosso lettuce
    Lettuce

    Lettuce

    lett-iss

    Lettuce are available in a vast number of varieties, and are either crisp or floppy, growing…

  • 1 Baby Gem lettuce

Method

  1. Cook the eggs in a pan of boiling water for exactly 8 mins. Lift from the pan, cool under the cold tap, then peel and halve.

  2. Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, capers and spring onions. Toss together most of the dressing with the leaves. Place on a serving dish, top with the halved eggs and drizzle over the remaining dressing. Serve on its own or with slices of ham.

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Comments (2)

sarahc1988's picture

This was incredibly easy and quick to make, ideal for a busy day at work as its simple to prepare.
I have never had capers before and was put off because they do not appear to be appetising however they were really nice and added a nice pickled flavour to the dish. I shall be making this again, but maybe experiment a little :-)

salvia's picture

This looks a nice easy mid week salad. Will probably use chopped chives instead of spring onions, as I'm not keen on them.

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