Salad with Romaine Lettuce

Any salad with Romaine lettuce and these suggested ingredients will be noticeably better than a plain iceberg lettuce salad. The Romaine lettuce offers the soft texture from the dark green leafy end, while the base side offers its crunchy experience. This is part of our Salad Sides Recipes Category.

Salad with Romaine Lettuce

It’s nutritional value is well above just good. Read more from a dietician’s article on Eating Well. The article is titled “Is Romaine Lettuce Healthy?“.

This salad with Romaine lettuce recipe is extremely easy and quick to make. There are several options shown for additional items if a heartier salad is desired.
Salad with Romaine Lettuce Recipe

Salad Recipe with Romaine

In this salad with Romaine, these particular vegetable additions work together exceptionally well for their crunchy texture as well as their nutrients offered. The Mrs. Dash makes it easier for adding in the right balance of added seasonings for that great flavor not usually found in a regular salad.

And topping the salad off with Sunflower Seeds gives it a meaty impact. Not everyone wants those seeds so it’s shown as an option to be left out of the main salad serving bowl and is suited for individual preferences during serving time.

This recipe is listed on our Christmas Dinner Meals Ideas article, where you’ll also see other traditional and non-traditional fun recipes for main courses, sides, appetizers, salads, and breads.

Prepare to Cut Romaine Lettuce
Prepare to Cut Romaine Lettuce
Cutting Shredded Carrots
Cutting Shredded Carrots
Dicing Celery
Dicing Celery

Romaine Salad Recipe Ideas

Here are some other ideas for additional items. These items to be added are intended as individual collections of items that can be successfully added to the pre-existing recipe. Adding more than one bulleted collection is not a consideration to pursue, as the result has not been confirmed as being a favorable mix. Also, all additions are considered without Sunflower Seeds being added; however, that remains as an option to retain, if desired.

  • Add 20 Spanish green olives
  • Add 3 diced green onions, 2/3 cup Feta Cheese, 1/3 cup sliced/diced black olives
  • Add 1-1/2 diced fresh tomato
  • Add 1-1/2 diced fresh tomato, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Add 1-1/2 diced fresh tomato, 8 slices of (diced) salami, 5 slices of (diced) Provolone cheese
  • Add 1-1/2 diced fresh tomato, 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • For a Chef’s Salad: Add 8 slices of (diced) deli ham, 2/3 cup of cubed cheddar cheese, 1-1/2 diced fresh tomato, optional 3 diced hard-boiled eggs, 1/2 tsp salt, 3/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • Add 8 slices (crumpled) cooked bacon, 1-1/2 diced fresh tomato. Instead of any dressing, use 3 tbsp. Mayo and 3 tbsp. Sour Cream. Optionally, add any croutons.
  • Here’s a Green Salad Recipe that has no added ingredients beyond Blue Cheese. It uses Romaine Lettuce and Spinach Leaves.

After this Salad with Romaine Lettuce, other popular salads are also shown.

Nutritional Values of Romaine Salad

The nutritional values are shown in the <Print Recipe> option.


Enjoy this simple, healthy salad and make it along with these crusty, garlic bread toast slices. Finally, this is great as a salad side of a holiday dinner suggestion as shown in our Thanksgiving Dinner Meals Ideas article.

Salad with Romaine Lettuce Recipe

Salad With Romaine Lettuce

This salad with Romaine lettuce recipe is extremely easy and quick to make. There are several options shown for additional items if a heartier salad is desired.
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Prep Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 91kcal

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  • 8 leaves Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded carrots or ½ qty of diced carrots
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 3 Tbsp Mrs. Dash
  • cup Sunflower Seeds salted


  • Remove the needed Romain Lettuce leaves and rinse over running cold water. Cutup into bite-sized pieces and place in a large serving or mixing bowl.
    8 leaves Romaine Lettuce
    Prepare to Cut Romaine Lettuce
  • Cutup the shreeded carrots a bit further so they aren't so long (or dice some carrots instead). Add into mixing bowl and add in the diced celery also.
    1 cup shredded carrots, 2 stalks celery
    Cutting Shredded Carrots
  • Add in the Mrs. Dash. Toss to mix in and distribute all ingredients.
    3 Tbsp Mrs. Dash
    Salad with Added Mrs Dash
  • Top each individual salad serving with the sunflower seeds or optionally mix it into the main mixing bowl prior to serving. Ready for applying each individual's preferred salad dressing.
    ⅓ cup Sunflower Seeds
    Adding Sunflower Seeds


This salad is good with any type of salad dressing with common preferences being like Italian, 1000 Island, Balsamic Italian, Ranch, and so on.


Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 2594mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 10319IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg
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