Spanish Salad is a salad preparation which is served before the meal in Spain. Examples of Spanish Salad include la ensalada mixta, ensalada Murciana and ensalada Rusa. Also gazpacho which is a â€˜liquid saladâ€™ is a popular salad in Spain. The basic ingredients for preparing a simple Spanish salad are butter lettuces, Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, virgin olive oil, green olives, black olives, and tomatoes. Variations of Spanish Salad Recipes include Spanish Cheeses Blood Orange Salad, Spanish Potato Salad Mayonnaise and Spanish Vegetable Salad Side Dish.