Welcome to the wonderful world of Irish Green Salads – a delicate blend of flavorsome ingredients, bursting with cultural influences, and a unique cooking method that transforms your everyday salad experience!
This vibrant take on the classic green salad is a twist on the traditional Irish flavors and is packed full of tasty and nutritious elements. With the perfect combination of freshly picked herbs, zesty lemon juice, crisp apples and velvety avocados, this salad is an unmistakable delight!
– 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
– Juice of 1/2 lemon
– 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
– 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
– 1 clove garlic, minced
– 2 heads Romaine lettuce, chopped
– 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
– 1/2 cup currants
– 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
– 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
– 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
– 1 large ripe avocado, diced
1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper and garlic; set aside.
2. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, apple, currants, mint, parsley, walnuts and avocado.
3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.
4. Serve immediately and enjoy!
This Irish Green Salad is a perfect example of how a few simple, fresh ingredients can come together to create a truly memorable dish! It’s perfect as a side to any meal, or even as a light lunch. Plus, its zesty flavors, vibrant colors, and crunchy texture make it so invigorating, you’ll end up craving it again and again!
If you’re looking for something similar, try my Mediterranean Salad. Or, for another twist on this classic melding of Irish influence, try my Irish Apple Salad – a mix of tart apples and crunchy walnuts smothered in a honey-lemon sauce. Be warned though, it’s sure to be a hit!
So, the next time you’re looking to whip up something truly special, give this Irish Green Salad a try. It’s sure to become a favorite in your kitchen!