Spanish Andalusian SaladSpanish Andalusian Salad

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The secret behind this recipe is the dressing which resembles the classic gazpacho soup of Andalucia. Serve it on a salad of greens as I have here, or spoon it over steamed vegetables.

Spanish Andalusian Salad (Ensalada Andaluza) Recipe

How to Make Spanish Andalusian Salad (Ensalada Andaluza)

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Spanish Andalusian Salad

Spanish Andalusian Salad (Ensalada Andaluza)

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Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Food recipe, Salad Dressing, salad recipe, Spanish Andalusian Salad (Ensalada Andaluza)


For the dressing:

  • 2-3 ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (125 ml) red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) paprika
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

For the salad:

  • 1-2 heads lettuce of your choice, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 2-3 scallions (spring onions), green and white parts, thinly sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • Chopped cooked ham or shrimp to taste (optional)
  • Green or black pitted olives to taste (optional)


  • Combine the ingredients for the dressing in an electric blender or food processor and process until smooth. Toss the lettuce and scallions with the dressing and garnish with the remaining ingredients. Serves 6 to 8.

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