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Describing the perfect salad is hard to do because there are so many different ingredients that go with one item and not another and sometimes some of the family does not care for the same things others do. There is no problem with this salad, which is resplendent with a variety of delicious flavors and textures. Iceberg lettuce is always a favorite and you can choose to make your own croutons or get a ready-made pack of seasoned bread cubes.

It is an interesting experience to shave cheese, but it offers the best way to get those thin slices that arrange themselves into elegant curls and add beauty to your creating. Green olives stuffed with pimento have a delightful flavor and will add a great variety to today’s special salad. Whether the salad is an appetizer, side dish or the main feature for lunch or dinner, it offers many options to get the family interested in mealtime instead of habitual fast food fare.

In a pinch, a salad can be put together quickly and still look together in elegance and presentation. It is not even a requirement to include tomatoes or lettuce, as you can use greens like spinach, if desired, and add olives, garbanzo beans, or kidney beans for variety and color. Even jello salad is a great option to serve before, during or after the meal. Always use the freshest produce possible to get the maximum flavor from the ingredients. You will be pleased to discover how much fun it can be to prepare different salad recipes for yourself or the family.

Lunch Today: Delicious Salad with Boiled Egg and Cheese
Summary: This egg salad includes green olives, parsley and cheese. The tangy dressing is made with lemon, lime and mustard to complement the salad. This is a flavorful, well-balanced dish.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Splash of Lime Vinaigrette Dressing
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
Lunch Today: Delicious Salad with Boiled Egg and Cheese
  • 6 hardboiled eggs
  • Bottle of green olives stuffed with pimento
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce
  • Croutons
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Colby cheese
  • Lime Vinaigrette Dressing
Splash of Lime Vinaigrette Dressing Preparation:
  1. The easiest way to make the dressing is to use a glass jar that holds 10 - 16 ounces of liquid. Put the mustard, salt, vinegar, and pepper in the jar and fasten the lid, shaking for one minute to blend.
  2. Add half of the oil, refasten the lid and shake for two minutes to combine.
  3. Put in the lime and lemon juices and the remaining oil, cover and shake two minutes.
  4. Put into the refrigerator to blend and chill, about 2 hours.
  5. Shake the mixture again before using.
  6. (Makes enough for 4 family-sized salads)
Salad with Boiled Egg and Cheese Preparation:
  1. Trim the lettuce by cutting the bottom off and discarding any unsightly leaves. Wash the remaining lettuce by tearing it into sections and allowing the water to cover it in a colander. Shake it to dry, cover it with a paper towel, and set aside.
  2. Peel the shell off the hardboiled eggs, making certain any bits of shell are off the egg white. Cut the egg in half from top to bottom and then in half again. Set aside.
  3. Rinse the sprigs of parsley and break into separate pieces (refer to the picture). Set aside.
  4. Open the jar of green olives.
  5. Divide the lettuce between 4 salad plates or bowls and scatter 4 to 6 green olives on each plate.
  6. Add 6 wedges of egg to each salad.
  7. Sprinkle with croutons and add the parsley to the edge of each salad for garnish.
  8. Shave both Colby and Mozzarella cheese over the salad.
  9. Shake the Splash of Lime Vinaigrette Dressing and add to each salad.
Make the dressing ahead of time. It refrigerates well for up to two weeks.

Photo Description:

What an incredible salad with boiled egg and cheese and how amazing is it that a variety of tasty extras are added to this wonderful dish. Featuring hardboiled eggs cut into quarters lengthwise, green olives stuffed with pimento, fresh parsley as a garnish, iceberg lettuce, croutons and shaved mozzarella and Colby cheese, there is so much goodness that it is nearly impossible to think of eating it all. Fresh, green, and healthy are great words to describe this salad and you do not have to be on a diet to enjoy the crispy crunch of the lettuce and satisfying cheese.


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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hello and welcome to Amazing Salad Recipes. My name is Christine and I'm delighted you are visiting. I started this blog because salad is such an important dish. It can be a side dish or a whole meal, and there are so many type I love to prepare and serve to my family, helping them get all their nutrients as well as having something they can really enjoy.

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