Loretta Sebastiani

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Lemon-flavored green salad
( Insalata al profumo di limone )

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.

difficulty: easy

time: 20 minutes

calories: 54 (kCal)

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
easy recipe
preparation: 20 minutes
cooking: not required
total: 20 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: 54 (kcal) 3 % - 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