Basic green salad

04/12/2013 Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Lunchbox, Recipes, Salad

Everyday (NSW)

Serves 6



  • 4 handfuls of mixed salad leaves, or one small lettuce, chopped
  • 6 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, sliced or diced
  • 1 small head of broccoli, cut into florets, steamed
  • 150g green beans, tailed, cut in half, steamed


  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or vinegar
  • French or whole grain mustard, to taste
  • 1 clove of garlic, peel and chop finely (optional)


  1. Gently combine and toss together all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk all dressing ingredients together in a bowl to combine.
  3. Turn dressing through salad or serve separately.


Serving suggestion:

This salad can be served by itself or as a side salad.  To make it more of a meal add a boiled egg cooked lean chicken or canned tuna.

Nutrition information:

 Per serve (250g)Per 100g
Energy (kJ)916367
Protein (g)6.82.7
Fat- Total (g)197.5
Fat- Saturated (g)3.31.3
Carbohydrate- Total (g)2.91.2
Carbohydrate- Sugar (g)2.30.9
Sodium (mg)4417
Fibre (g)6.62.7