Simple Lettuce Salad Recipe
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Simple Lettuce Salad Recipe

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MY Mother often fixed this salad when I was a child. I grew up on a farm and most of our food came right from the garden. We especially liked this in the spring, when early leaf lettuce appeared. After a long winter of cooked vegetables, this was a real treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 150 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 111mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein


  1. In a salad bowl, combine the lettuce, egg and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, vinegar and pepper. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Simple Lettuce Salad in Reminisce October/November 2008, p51

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2015

"Enjoyed this recipe just as it is , but did add a few chopped tomatoes. MMmgood. Also appreciated that it was low sodium."

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

"This recipe is great - I added some thawed frozen peas for a bit of variety."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"I didn't like the dressing, end up adding more mayo and some sugar to it."

Reviewed Apr. 28, 2011

"My grandmother always made this salad. Her only addition was tiny cubes of cheddar cheese. Mmmmmm. Love it! Simple and delicious."

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