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Simple Green Salad

I dare to call this simple green salad recipe the best green salad in the world! It's my absolute favorite green salad recipe! Fresh, delicious, simple, easy, and ready in under 10 minutes!
Course Starters, Sides, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword best green salad, green salad dressing, simple green salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 -4
Calories 240kcal
Author Aline Cueni





  • Start by roughly chop and toast the hazelnuts in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar and shake or whisk them together in a small bowl.
  • Arrange the mixed greens and hazelnuts in a large bowl and toss with the dressing. Serve immediately.


  • Hazelnuts: Can be substituted with almonds, cashew nuts, or sunflower seeds.
  • Prepare in Advance: Can be prepared up to one day in advance. Store the salad and dressing separately in the refrigerator and combine right before serving.
  • Toppings: Add toppings of your choice such as tomatoes, onions, shredded carrots, or croutons.


Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 320mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 564IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg