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Simple Lettuce Salad Recipe

Simple Lettuce Salad Recipe

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. YIELD:2 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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typers User ID: 903386 217855
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."

Jennifer K User ID: 1475505 210359
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

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

Fire291 User ID: 934301 96984
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

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

ljjustice User ID: 4855452 163298
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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