This salad is my ultimate go-to for a nutritious and delightful meal. It’s a simple and delicious way to support overall health, from heart and brain function to digestion and weight management. The combination of crispy romaine lettuce, creamy avocado, vibrant broccoli sprouts and flavor-rich sardines creates a symphony of nourishing and satisfying flavors.
I don’t think I have to convince you any longer to include this salad in your diet. We all love simple, delicious and vitamin-rich meals. Romaine lettuce is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K, while avocados provide heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, fiber and essential minerals. Broccoli sprouts offer a concentrated dose of antioxidants and vitamins, and sardines deliver omega-3 fatty acids, which promote brain health and reduce inflammation.
So whether you’re looking for a quick and healthy lunch or a refreshing and light dinner option, this simple salad recipe will be a wonderful choice.
Ingredients for 2 big portions:
- 1 big romaine lettuce (clean and torn into bite-sized pieces)
- 1 avocado (sliced)
- half cup of broccoli sprouts
- 4 sardines in olive oil
- 1 tomato (sliced)
- 1 small red onion (thinly sliced)
- handful dry black olives, (pitted and sliced)
- extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ lemon
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- Place the torn romaine lettuce on a large plate or salad bowl.
- Add the avocado, tomato, red onion, broccoli sprouts and half-cut sardines, distributing them evenly among the lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with black olives.
- Drizzle a generous amount of extra-virgin olive oil over the salad, followed by a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
- Season the salad with a pinch of sea salt and a dash of black pepper to taste.
- Give the salad a gentle toss and serve immediately.