vegetable Salad Recipe
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Vegetable Salad Recipe | How to Make Salads

Mixed Vegetable salad is quite popular in Nigeria and would serve as food to any Nigerian when it is combined with either jollof rice of Nigeria fried rice.
Prep Time45 mins
Mixing Time10 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Nigerian Cuisine
Keyword: How to make Salads, Mixed Vegetables, Vegetable Salad Recipe
Servings: 5 People
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Chy Anegbu
Cost: 3500 Naira



  • 1 Medium size cabbage
  • 2 cups chopped carrot
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups of chopped green beans
  • 1/2 Cup peas optional
  • 3 cooked eggs
  • 1 cup baked beans
  • 1 cup of sliced cucumber
  • 2 tbsp Heinz salad cream or mayonnaise


  • Wash the vegetables first.
  • Slice the cucumbers into two halves, remove the center seeds and peel off the greenback
  • Slice the carrot, green bean, cabbage, lettuce leaves, and set aside in different bowls
  • boil the eggs and remove the shell (2-3 eggs).
  • To soften the carrot, green beans and peas, pour them into boiling half a cup of water. Allow simmering on low heat for 3 minutes while you stir.
  • Set aside.
  • You can mix vegetable salad in a bigger bowl - just spray the vegetables one after the other, simultaneously in layers.
  • Once you start dishing the salads in the smaller plate for people, you can add the salad cream and baked beans. Drop two slices of egg per plate.
  • Serve salad with jollof rice or fried rice.



There is no standard measurement for a mixed vegetable salad. Most salads in Nigeria are 50% cabbage, 30% carrot/green beans, 5-10% cucumber while the lettuce leaves, peas, eggs, and cream make up the remaining 10%