• Cooking Time:
  • Servings: 2-3
  • Preparation Time: 15


I have a salad mania these days, I just love the fresh veggies. I was checking what I have in my storage of food and all and then with the influence of the Tabouleh I also posted earlier today and my memory of a Gazpacho salad I got a few years ago, (and unfortunately lost the recipie) I came up with this great dish.


  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 big tomatoe or 1 and a half
  • 1/4 cucumber
  • 1/2 red bell pepper or one small one
  • 1 tin makreles in oil (can be substituded with tuna)
  • 1 half tin cannelli beans
  • 30 pecan nuts
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • a pinch of maldon salt
  • a few dashes of red tabasco


  • Chop veggies very finely like in small cubes.
  • Drain and wash beans in a cholander
  • Drain makreles of the oil
  • Squeeze the lemon and measure 3 tbsp to the veggies in a bowl. Add the rest into a big glass and fill it up with sparking water.
  • Combine and enjoy with the glass of lemon water.
  • Also good to combine is home made croutons
  • Take half a baguette, may be old and dry. Cut into slices, cut each slice into 4 pieces, put olive oil in a pan, be rather generous, almost a pan-bottom fill, fry on medium heat. Add a few herbs like 2 stalks of rosemarin and a few leaves of fresh oregano ca same quantity of each herb.
  • Toss generously so that bread will soak up and get colour on each side.
  • Let cool for a while and serve with this salad or any other
  • Enjoy

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