Making a salad isn’t difficult at all. If you have fresh produce at home, salad making should not take more than 10 minutes. Forget about complicated salad recipes that make you chop, grind and steam produce for hours at a stretch. Dive with me in the world of simple salads that are as healthy as they are delicious. Are you ready? Here we go.
Green bean creole salad
Blanch green beans and place in a bowl. Now add red onion slices and top it off with a little red wine vinegar. Add olive oil, a little creole mustard and season with salt and pepper.
Tomato Peach Salad
Find the tastiest, zingiest salad for the summer in this tasty treat. Simply take peach wedges, add to a bowl of tomato and thinly sliced red onions and drizzle with some olive oil. Now add a little apple cider vinegar and finally season with salt and pepper. Add a little sugar for a unique taste. Your salad is ready within 5 minutes.
Yummy carrot salad
Grate carrots quickly and place them in a quarter cup of water along with minced garlic. Now drain the cups and add olive oil and lemon juice. Toss the salad and transfer to a bowl or plate. Garnish with parsley and season with red pepper and salt.
Zucchini and goat cheese salad
Take a tablespoon of olive oil and sauté scallions, yellow squash and zucchini in a pan. Cook until tender and transfer to a plate or bowl. Add some goat cheese, parsley and cooked orzo. Finally season with salt and pepper. Give the salad a little toss to mix everything well.
Watermelon and peach salad
Take watermelon cubes in a bowl and add peach wedges to it. Now add some watercress in the mix and drizzle some olive oil. Toss the salad. Add some lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss again. Your delicious salad is ready. You can refrigerate it for one hour before use.
Tuna bean salad
Take some green beans of cannellini beans and mix them with mushrooms, celery, capers and olives. Toss the salad and then add some mustard. Now, add lemon juice followed by salt and pepper. Give the salad a hearty toss. Finally add some tuna and cherry tomatoes for a mouthwatering salad.
Boil chickpeas till tender or simply get the canned variety. Add to a bowl, followed by red onions, tomatoes and lemon juice. Toss the salad and end the preparation with some feta cheese or goat cheese. Finally add salt and pepper to taste and get a protein and fiber filled snacking idea.
Chicken balsamic pasta salad
Take poached chicken and refrigerate it. Now take boiled corn kernels, sliced black olives and boiled pasta separately and refrigerate them for an hour too. After this, take out all the ingredients and mix them in a bowl. Add balsamic vinegar and a little soya sauce. Mix well together and enjoy the deliciousness of this salad.
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