FoodLemon Salad. Your go-to summer dish for a zesty refresh

Lemon Salad. Your go‑to summer dish for a zesty refresh

This lemon salad is setting popularity records on hot days. You'll make it in 15 minutes.
This lemon salad is setting popularity records on hot days. You'll make it in 15 minutes.
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3:13 PM EDT, May 2, 2024

Looking for a refreshing and light dish perfect for summer days? Lemon salad hits the mark! It's delicious, easy to prepare, and packed with vitamins and minerals.

During spring, we often crave light and refreshing meals. Lemon salad, with its zesty flavor, is a favorite among many food lovers. It takes about 15 minutes to whip up this delightful dish.

Recipe for Lemon Salad with Mint

Lemon salad is tasty and straightforward to make. In just 15 minutes, you can have a healthy dish that's perfect for lunch and dinner.

  • 1 clove of garlic,
  • 5 tablespoons of olive oil,
  • 1 iceberg lettuce,
  • 1 red bell pepper,
  • 1/2 a package of feta cheese,
  • 2 lemons,
  • 3.5 ounces of green olives,
  • 1 packet of Greek salad dressing,
  • 1 cucumber,
  • 1/2 a bunch of fresh mint.
  1. Preparing the lettuce: First, tear the iceberg lettuce into smaller pieces and place them in a large bowl.
  2. Preparing the vegetables: Slice the cucumber into half-moons, cut the bell pepper into strips, and halve the olives. Add all the chopped vegetables to the bowl with the lettuce.
  3. Preparing the lemon: Peel the lemon, remove the white pith, and chop it into smaller pieces, saving any juice that escapes during this process.
  4. Preparing the dressing: Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic, and salad dressing in a separate bowl.
  5. Final combination: Incorporate chopped mint into the salad, mixing all the ingredients well.
Serve the salad with bits of feta cheese for a distinctive taste.
Additional tips:
  • Add vegetables like tomatoes, corn, or red onion to the salad for variety.
  • Pair the salad with crisp bread or croutons for added texture.
  • If you enjoy spice, a pinch of chili or cayenne pepper can bring additional heat to the dish.
The lemon salad is an ideal choice for a summer meal. Simple, delicious, and wholesome – it's a must-try!
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