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Plenty of guys shy away from ordering salads because, more often than not, they're boring and bland. But this ain't your average pile of lettuce.

This Spanish-inspired recipe, which you can throw together in five minutes or less, combines protein-packed sardines, spicy piquillo peppers, and Spanish-style olives to create the perfect balance of flavor and texture.

Recipe and photo courtesy of King Oscar.

Makes 1 Servings
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For the salad: 1 can King Oscar Skinless & Boneless Spanish-Style Sardines, drained, oil reserved
5 cups (5 oz) prepared mixed salad greens
1 oz prepared piquillo or roasted red peppers
10-12 Spanish-style olives
1/2 small red onion, sliced very thin
1 oz shaved Manchego or Parmesan cheese
1 oz slivered almonds
For the dressing:
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp lemon zest
Reserved oil from sardines
Salt and pepper, to taste
How to make it 

Break fish into bite-size chunks.

Whisk dressing ingredients until combined, and toss with fish and salad ingredients.

Top salad with cheese and slivered almonds, serve immediately.