English Salad or Summer Salad

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 1 large lettuce
  • ½ small cucumber
  • 3 tomatoes
  • ½


Reserve the best lettuce leaves and shred the rest. Slice the cucumber thinly, skin and slice the tomatoes, slice the radishes. Leave the onions whole. Mix the shredded lettuce leaves lightly with some of the cucumber, radishes and salad dressing. Line a salad bowl with the lettuce leaves. Pile the mixture in the middle and garnish with small bunches of watercress, sliced tomatoes, radishes, cu