Category Archives For: quick side dish

vegetables

Easy marinated tomato salad with fresh herbs

If you are looking for a flavourful tomato salad that is not an usual caprese salad with basil and mozzarella I absolutely recommend this versatile marinated tomato salad. What do I mean by the versatile? Well, the seasoning added to the tomatoes makes them rich in flavor but at the same time it can be […]

vegetables

Roasted zucchini with Parmesan crust and spices

These roasted zucchini with Parmesan cheese crust and spices are just special. The beauty of this recipe is its simplicity. Don’t think about it too much because it is a really easy, fast, healthy recipe with few ingredients. If you are in an adventurous mood you can vary the spices you mix in super lively […]

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Greek yogurt and dill cucumber salad

This cucumber, dill and Greek yogurt salad is a perfect summer salad because it is fresh and light. In addition it is prepared with very few ingredients and in a very short time. The Greek yogurt sauce (plain full-fat yogurt is fine too) is mixed with lemon juice, salt, pepper and some sugar in a […]

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Crispy garlic and pecorino baked eggplant

Crispy garlic and pecorino baked eggplant is a quick and easy way to create a tasty and light vegetarian appetizer or side dish. I love baked aubergines made prepared like this. They are a light and flavourful side dish that also liked by those who are not crazy about eggplants (I tested them on my […]

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Roasted potatoes and mushrooms with soy sauce

These roasted potatoes and mushrooms with soy sauce are an easy, quick and flavourful side dish. Perfect to be prepared in all seasons as a hot and also cold side dish. You can use all types of mushrooms: champignons, pleurotus, porcini and so on. I used champignons but the choice is yours. This side dish […]

legumes

Extra creamy avocado and chickpea hummus

This extra creamy avocado hummus is a delicate and tasty variation of the classic chickpea hummus. It is an easy, quick and healthy cold appetizer or side dish. It is perfect with sandwiches and canapés or to accompany raw vegetables, felafel or vegetarian burgers. This time I decided to use dried chickpeas instead of canned […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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