Simple green salad with dill

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When it comes to summer meals, light and refreshing usually come to mind, especially when it’s too hot out to cook. But the bounty of summer produce does more than excite our palates! Fresh greens satisfy the need to crunch, yet offer our bodies a much-needed rest from the heavy meals of winter and help cleanse our bodies. Fresh herbs bring flavor to dishes that cause your taste buds to dance and you can once again enjoy your food and the new flavors summer brings. Make this simple green salad to brighten up your plate!

simple green salad with dill

This recipe comes from a friend of mine – she made it for lunch when I stopped by a few years ago and I loved it so much I bought the ingredients the very next day. It’s since become a summer staple in my menu plan.
simple green salad with dill

This is the perfect side dish when grilling burgers on the grill or paired with some baked chicken, it even pairs well with a creamy salmon with dill. It’s also great to throw together for a quick lunch, just have a couple of hard-boiled eggs on the side for some protein.

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Simple Green Salad with Dill

The perfect simple salad for summer. 2 servings for more of a main dish, 4 servings for a side.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salads and Dressings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salad with dill
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 78kcal
Author: Donielle

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch romaine lettuce chopped
  • 4 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 cucumber medium
  • 3 Tbsp fresh dill chopped
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsp lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1/8 tsp seasoning salt to taste

Instructions

  • Wash and chop all vegetables and dill, and place in a large bowl.
  • Pour the remaining ingredients over the veggies, and toss to coat.
  • Serves 2 large salads or 4 side salads.

Nutrition

Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5.6% | Vitamin C: 6.5% | Calcium: 2.7% | Iron: 1.4%

 

Donielle Baker

Donielle Baker

owner and editor of Natural Fertility and Wellness at Natural Fertility and Wellness
I believe women can learn how to heal their bodies & balance their hormones through natural methods. An advocate for natural health, I have a passion for nourishing/real food nutrition and natural living. My personal background includes both infertility and miscarriage and I started Natural Fertility and Wellness in 2008 in order to share all of the information I found helpful in my journey to heal from PCOS and overcome infertility.
Donielle Baker
Donielle Baker
Donielle Baker
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3 Comments

  1. Shirley @ gfe

    That looks so green and so good, Donielle! Love what you said: “The longer I’ve lived my life, the more I want to experience new flavors …” I agree!

    Shirley

    Reply
    • donielle

      @Shirley @ gfe, Thanks Shirley! I used to be the pickiest eater EVER! Now I love to see what I can do with herbs and seasonings…even new foods now and again. 🙂

      Reply
  2. Misty

    These pictures made me go out and get the couple of ingredients I didn’t have just so I could make it! It was so fresh and yummy-although I did cut back a bit on the celery, we like celery ok but it’s not a huge favorite of ours. Your comment of “hitting the spot” was right on!

    Reply

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