Category Archives For: easy salad

vegetables

Grated carrot salad with kefir Dijon sauce

There are not a lot of fresh vegetables available in the winter so often I invent some salads with veggies thet are available throughout the whole year, for example this delicious grated carrot salad. Its simplicity is disarming and the taste is very good thanks to the addition of a savory sauce. The sauce is […]

legumes

Chickpea salad with avocado dressing

Quick and simple chickpea salad with and creamy avocado sauce. The avocado dressing is delicate but quite acidic thanks to the addition of orange (or lemon) juice and creates a perfect combination with the freshness of rocket salad and carrots. Pumpkin seeds add extra crunchiness while raisins give a sweet note. An easy and delicious […]

vegetables

Mixed vegetables and pineapple salad

This mixed vegetables and pineapple salad is inspired by a typical Mexican recipe that is pico de gallo where a mixture of fresh and tasty vegetables including red onion, tomatoes and peppers (traditionally green peppers are used) create a flavourful mix that goes perfectly with fish and meat. The addition of fresh pineapple and lime […]

dry pasta

Spelt pasta salad with chickpeas and green olives

This recipe for pasta salad with chickpeas is quick and easy to prepare. A mixture of spelt pasta together with chickpeas, green olives, celery stalk and lemon zest creates fresh, light and nutritious dish. Perfect meal for first hot days of summer. Instructions: Spelt pasta salad with chickpeas and green olives For this recipe I […]

vegetables

Millet tabbouleh – fresh millet salad

Today I would like to reccomend this millet tabbouleh which is a fresh millet salad. For those who do not know tabbouleh, it is a Levantine vegetarian salad served as an appetizer at the beginning of the meal. While the original recipe requires use of bulgur there are many varieties that allow to use rice, […]

legumes

Potato and white bean salad with garlic dressing

This simple potato and white bean salad is garnished with a mixture of parsley, vinegar, garlic and oregano. Easy, quick and flavourful side dish. Instructions: Potato and white bean salad with garlic dressing Boil the potatoes in salty water until they are tender. Drain and put aside until they cool down completely. Mix vinegar with […]

legumes

Fresh mixed salad with chickpeas and feta

With the arrival of the summer heat there is nothing better than a nice fresh mixed salad with chickpeas and feta. It is rich in fresh flavors from cucumber and tomato and full of nutritious ingredients such as green olives, Greek feta cheese and chickpeas. This salad is perfect as a side dish or for […]

vegetables

Red cabbage and apple coleslaw

Red cabbage coleslaw is a cabbage salad of American origins. An easy and tasty vegetable side dish, perfect with grilled meat or fish. This version uses red cabbage together with grated apple and some honey to add some sweetness to this slaw. Instructions: Red cabbage and apple coleslaw Remove the outer leaves of the cabbage […]

legumes

Chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes salad

This chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes salad is super delicious and fresh. A perfect balance of flavours between legumes and vegetables. Instructions: Fresh Chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes salad In a bowl combine: cherry tomatoes previously cut into smaller pieces, dried tomatoes cut into strips, chopped fresh basil, some rocket salad, chopped onion and chickpeas that have […]

vegetables

Tomato and melon savory salad

Easy, fast and fresh summer tomato and melon savory salad with cucumber and fresh basil. Brought together by a tasty salty sauce that breaks the sweetness of the melon and makes this salad fragrant and delicious. Instructions: Tomato and melon savory salad Cut the melon in half and remove all seeds. Remove the skin from […]