Italian lunch salad

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Italian lunch salad
Italian lunch salad
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe A real flavour of the Mediterranean - this quick and easy salad counts Gorgonzola cheese among its delicious Italian ingredients


  • 200g blanched green beans
  • 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 250g plum tomatoes, halved
  • 200g Gorgonzola cheese, broken into rough chunks
For the dressing:

  • 2tbsp olive and anchovy tapenade
  • 3tbsp olive oil

Though it's called 'lunch salad' this would make a lovely main meal - just make it bigger!


  1. In a bowl, mix the green beans and onion slices with the tomatoes and Gorgonzola.
  2. Mix together the dressing ingredients. Serve alongside the salad, for spooning over.
  3. Accompany with warm ciabatta.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 319(kcal)
  • Fat 27.0g
  • Saturates 13.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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