Spanish Salad

Spanish Salad

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A basil flavoured dressing complements the mushrooms very well in this salad.

Spanish Salad recipe - How to make Spanish Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Serves 6.
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1/3 cup sliced onions
2 tbsp sliced capsicum
1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms (khumbh) (canned or fresh)
1/4 cup gherkins, cut like matchsticks (optional)
2 fresh red tomatoes
3/4 cup french beans
2 tbsp lemon juice (if using fresh mushrooms (khumb))

To be blended into a dressing
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil or salad oil
1/2 tsp dried basil or tulsi (Indian basil) leaves

For the garnish
stuffed olives , cut into half

  1. If using fresh mushrooms, put them for 10 minutes in water mixed with the lemon juice. Drain.
  2. Cut each tomato into four parts.
  3. Cut the french beans into cubes or diamonds. Blanch in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Drain and refresh in ice-cold water. Drain thoroughly
  4. Mix all the salad ingredients and put into the refrigerator.
  5. Just before serving, add the dressing to the salad and toss.
  6. Serve cold, garnished with stuffed olives.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy69 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates4.6 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat5.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A169.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C21.4 mg
Folic Acid18.8 mcg
Calcium33.8 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.8 mg
Potassium161.5 mg
Zinc0.2 mg