Paleo Plan

Sardine Salad

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Think you don’t like sardines? Just try them in this easy chopped salad, and you may be surprised.

Makes 2 salads.

Approximate cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, diced
  • 1 large celery stalk, diced
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped,
  • 1/4 cup raw sauerkraut
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 small avocados, diced
  • 1 (4-6 oz) can of sardines in oil (add 1 Tbs olive oil if sardines are canned in water), chopped
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt, if desired

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a medium mixing bowl and toss to combine completely. Adjust salt if desired.
  2. Divide into two bowls to serve.

4 Comments

  1. These make 2 REALLY BIG salads. Are they really supposed to be for just 2 salads? This is delicious though!

    • Neely Quinn

      Grace – Yep. Since it’s mostly veggies, it’s still not excessively calorie dense.

  2. I just can’t get myself to eat sardines. What do you suggest as an alternative in this salad?

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