The Spaniards call Ensaladilla any small dish with mayonnaise. The inspiration came from Ensalada Rusa. Goes great on slices of warm bread as an appetizer.


  • Few leaves of lettuce (Red Leaf suggested)
  • 2 spring onions
  • Roasted pimientos
  • 5 anchovies
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 can of tuna
  • Pepper
  • Mayonnaise
  • Bread


  • Chop 2 (or more as you like) spring onions
  • Chop roasted pimientos as rectangular strips
  • Dice 5 anchovies into small pieces (optional)
  • Wash a few leaves of lettuce
  • Squeeze all the juice out of a lemon into a cup
  • Open 1 can of tuna with the lid still attached (keeps the tuna from falling out) and pour out all the water
  • In a bowl add some mayonnaise, add the tuna, lemon juice, spring onions, and anchovies and mix well
  • On a plate, place the few pieces of lettuce
  • On the same plate add the dip mix
  • Place the strips of roasted pimientos on top
  • Now you can serve like that in a plate/bowl
  • Or take slices of warm baguette bread and place a piece of lettuce with the mix on top

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