Want to switch to a ‘eat healthy mode’ for a while? Or make it a part of your daily routine? Well then here are the five best salad recipes to try at your home which provide all the nutrition you need and are also very delicious.
This is a highly rich salad that would fill your stomach as well as your heart. All you need is mixed cherry, grape and Campari tomatoes, Persian cucumbers, small red onion, pitted kalamata olives, fresh oregano, red wine vinegar, olive oil, confectioners’ sugar, Kosher salt and pepper, capers and Feta cheese, cut into small cubes, for serving. Mix them well to have a zesty meal!
Salmon with Grapefruit and lentil Salad
This salad is ideal for your dinner. With a few lentils, cucumbers, grapefruit, radishes mixed with skinless salmon fillets cooked in 1 tablespoon olive oil, you can have a hearty protein-packed meal. Add Kosher salt, pepper and red wine vinegar as you desire.
Spring Salad with Apricot vinaigrette
This vegan salad is loaded with slightly spicy, tangy Dijon mustard and chopped dried apricots that get soaked in acidic white wine vinegar. To make things even springier, you could top this salad with the season’s finest veggies such as Blanch asparagus, snap peas, shelled fresh peas, or green beans.
Tomato, Peach and Basil Salad with Italian Sausage
Grill some Italian sausages, mix some onion, peaches, tomatoes, basil with olive oil, black pepper and salt and it’s ready! This is your go-to salad during the summer and makes a perfect dinner.
Charred Shrimp and Avocado Salad
Grill shrimp with 2 tablespoons oil and 1/2 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Broil pineapples in 1 tablespoon of oil until pineapple is lightly charred and shrimp are opaque throughout. Whisk together lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper with onion. Combine the three, fold in watercress and avocado and a tropical salad to beat the winter blues is ready!
Chickpea Pasta Salad in a Jar
All you need is onion, chickpeas, red wine vinegar, oil and a pinch of salt and pepper inside a small jar and then shake them well. Top with tomatoes, olives, pasta, arugula and feta. Turn upside down and let sit for 2 minutes for the dressing to run over the rest of the ingredients. Now, you only need to dig into this veggie-packed mason jar salad!