Sallatë Jeshile – Green Salad

A simple green salad, lightly dressed with simply olive oil, vinegar and salt is a refreshing treat.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Albania
Keyword: lettuce, onion, tomatoes


  • 1 head of romaine lettuce or any type you like, cut into bite size pieces
  • ½ red onion, sliced, if it is a strong onion, you should soak it about 10 minutes in ice water
  • 1 tomato, quartered
  • olives, black, green or both, sliced

For the Dressing:

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp vinegar white, red or balsamic
  • salt to taste


  • Mix together all the vegetables and olives.
  • Whisk together the dressing and pour over the salad just prior to serving.
  • Toss gently and serve.

Photo credit and inspiration: internationalcuisine