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Baby Lettuce Salad Complete Meal for Any Season

Updated on May 1, 2021

Mixed Greens and Lettuce Salads

Baby Lettuce Mixed Salad & Healthy Dressings

Practically everyone knows that we are to eat our veggies. But what you may not know is that healthy green salads using the baby varieties can help you meet the daily requirements your body needs.

By using a good selection of tender baby leaf lettuces combined with other vegetables and fruits, you will maintain good health and eating habits while satisfying all your taste buds.

Who says salads have to be boring? I've included my favorite Baby lettuce combination salad for you. It is packed with flavor and is a hearty meal.

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Baby Spinach mixed in the salad is a good idea.

Want to improve your mental abilities?

Add some spinach to your diet for brain & memory maintenance.

Poll: Baby Oh Baby

Do you eat salads with baby lettuces?

See results

Why not just Iceberg lettuce?

Did you know Iceburg lettuce is the least nutritional of the lettuce family?

Iceburg Lettuce

Oh, Don't Be Radicchio...

Get the vitamin K you need to support your bones and reduce insulin resistance by simply adding 9 ounces of radicchio to your salads.

Fennel and Radicchio Salad

Image by Taste AU
Image by Taste AU

Summer Salad

Summer Salad with Baby Greens

The introduction photo does not show these items: Kidney Beans, Cauliflower and Broccoli florets, Baby Whole Beets, Black Olives (or green if you like), I do put these in my salad.

Salad Dressing of choice. I like Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar usually.

Cook Time

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Serves: As many as you want.

Ingredients for Baby Greens Salad

  • Baby Lettuces:
  • Baby lettuce
  • Baby Romaine Lettuce
  • Baby Red Iakleaf Lettuce
  • Baby Green Oakleaf Lettuce
  • Baby Redleaf Lettuce
  • Baby Greenleaf Lettuce
  • Baby Red Chard
  • Baby Green Chard
  • Baby Raddichhio
  • Baby Spinach
  • Tango
  • Optional lettuces that I really like in my salad are Bib Lettuce and Buttercrunch Lettuce
  • Other Ingredients:
  • Lolla Rosa
  • Arugula
  • Mizuna
  • Tatsol
  • Sliced Raddishes
  • Kidney Beans
  • Variety of Baby Bell Peppers
  • Mild Banana Pepper Rings
  • Cauliflower and Broccoli florets
  • Diced Hard Boiled Egg
  • Shredded Extra Sharp Cheese
  • Slivered Carrots
  • Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
  • Chopped Celery
  • Raisins
  • Black or Green Olives
  • Baby Whole Beets
  • Walnut Halves
  • Slivered Almonds
  • Chopped Cashews
  • Sliced Mushrooms (optional)
  • Ground Black Pepper


  1. Wash all vegetables before assembling the salad. Begin by placing mixed greens (leaf veggies) at the bottom of bowl. Continue to add other ingredients in layers until you have what you want in the salad. Toss/mix the salad adding your favorite salad dressing. Serve chilled. Refrigerate remaining covered salad for up to 3 days.
  2. Photo

Quick Salad Dressing

In a blender:

2 cups cherry tomatoes

1 handful of Brazil nuts

Puree until desired thickness.

If too thick, add more tomatoes.

Pour over salad. Enjoy,

NOW Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

NOW Foods, Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Cooking Oil, Cold-Presesed and Unrefined, Trans Fat Free, 100% Pure and Certified Non-GMO, 20-Ounce
NOW Foods, Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Cooking Oil, Cold-Presesed and Unrefined, Trans Fat Free, 100% Pure and Certified Non-GMO, 20-Ounce
NOW Real Food Organic Virgin Coconut Oil tastes and smells so good, and can be used in a variety of recipes for baking or cooking. The company uses a cold press method to preserve the fatty acids that are naturally found in coconuts.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil First Cold Pressed Olive Oil, Perfect For Roasting, Baking, Dressing, And Marinades 68 Fl Oz
Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil First Cold Pressed Olive Oil, Perfect For Roasting, Baking, Dressing, And Marinades 68 Fl Oz
Imported from Italy. Cold production obtained exclusively from olives harvested from the finest groves in Europe. Contains oil from one or more of the following countries: Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal. Try it on grill vegetables, steak, chicken or even pasta.

Honey Orange Salad Dressing

Combine in bowl & mix:

3 - 4 tbsps fresh orange juice

1 tbsp honey

2 tsps diced onion

2 tsps white wine vinegar

1 tsp virgin olive oil

1/2 tsp honey dijon mustard

fresh ground black pepper

Fresh Strawberries

Serve salad with fresh fruit.
Serve salad with fresh fruit.

Healthy Salad Ideas

A Simple Raw Food Recipe with Baby Lettuce

Baby Lettuce Salad & Recipe Ideas

Baby Letuce is much more tender than regular lettuce.

1) A Simple Raw Food Recipe - Baby Heirloom Lettuce Salad with Creamy Tomato Dressing

Pear, Spinach, Walnut & Celery Salad
Pear, Spinach, Walnut & Celery Salad

Baby Leaf Salad Processing

Where Baby Lettuce is Processed

1) Tecnoceam baby leaf salad processing plant

2) How to grow and pick baby lettuce

Growing Greens and Baby Lettuce


Ready, Set - Stick Out Your Tongs

Do you think you can get all your vitamins from a salad? Here are a few things people are saying:

Yes, a good salad can give me all the vitamins I need.

anonymous 4 years ago Yes, I sure do! :)

anonymous 4 years ago Yes, I believe so.

Heidi Vincent 4 years ago from GRENADA Absolutely! Using the 'rainbow diet' idea.

kburns421 lm 5 years ago Of course! As long as you put the right things in it.

Elsie Hagley 5 years ago from New Zealand All I need is in a good salad.

Poll: So what do you think?

Can we still receive all the vitamins we need from fresh veggies?

See results

Try adding Bell Peppers

Maintain healthy skin and eyes by adding a variety of bell peppers to your salads.

They provide vitamins A & C to support overall good health.

Salad Recipes

Thinly Sliced Apples Add Tartness & Crunch

I like to add small amounts of apple to my salads.

To keep them from turning brown, coat them lightly with lemon juice before adding them to the salad.

Why not add some dried cranberries or apricots & tantalize your tastebuds?

Salad Bowl Sets

Salad bowls make great gifts for:




New Home

Godinger Dublin 3-Piece Crystal Salad Set

Use pretty salad sets to present your gorgeous masterpieces to your guests. Like this one available on Amazon.
Use pretty salad sets to present your gorgeous masterpieces to your guests. Like this one available on Amazon.

Salad Bowls, Plates & Accessories

Stoneware Plates with Serving Caddy available on Amazon.
Stoneware Plates with Serving Caddy available on Amazon.

Portmeirion Botanic Garden Salad Plates & Bowls

Portmeirion Botanic Garden, Salad Plate, White
Portmeirion Botanic Garden, Salad Plate, White
These beautiful salad plates are freezer, dishwasher and microwave safe. Safe for the oven up to 340 degrees making them oven to table friendly. There is also matching pieces to coordinate your table setting.

Questions about Salads

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