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Lemon-flavored green salad   Our original home cooking

This side dish made with corn salad and sour Granny Smith apples is seasoned with olive oil and lemon juice. You can also add a few nuts, if you want. Quick and easy to prepare if you use ready to eat corn salad even though I generally do not recommend it. Fantastic to accompany fish or meat. Mediterranean diet recipe.

Lemon-flavored green salad
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Lemon-flavored green salad

Ingredients / Serves 4

  • 160g (5.6 ounces) corn salad (Valerianella locusta)
  • 1 200g (7 ounces) Granny Smith apple
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Time:
    preparation: 20 minutes
    cooking: not required
    total: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty:
    easy recipe
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: 54 (kcal) 3 % GDA (*)- 225 (kJ)
    Protein: 0.6 (g) 2 % GDA
    Total fat: 3.8 (g) 6 % GDA
    Total carbohydrate: 4.5 (g) 2 % GDA
    Sugars: 4.5 (g) 5 % GDA

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Lemon flavored green salad recipe


  • - Clean and wash corn salad.
    Use a salad centrifuge to remove the excess water.
  • - Peel and cube apple.
  • - Mix all these ingredients in a large bowl.
    Season to taste with salt, olive oil and lemon juice.

Just before serving

  • - Serve at once.



  • - To make this salad you can also use lettuce or radicchio.
  • - I often use other apple varieties too.

Healthy eating

  • - This green salad with apples is very healthy. Prepare it especially in autumn when the apples are freshly harvested.
  • - Fiber per serving: 1.3 grams