How to prepare rich and healthy salads

How to prepare rich and healthy salads

May 12, 2020 Off By carolc

Salads are a very versatile option when it comes to food dishes. They are preparations that we can eat as a main dish or as a side dish and they are also very delicious and easy to prepare.

 

Salads, in addition to being very varied, are very beneficial to our health, so they should never be missing from our diet.

 

In this article we share some recipes for salads that are easy to prepare and very nutritious.

 

Rich tuna and avocado salad

 

The tuna and avocado salad is one of the classic and favorites to prepare easily and quickly.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 500 g cubed fresh tuna
  • 4 sliced ​​pickles
  • 1 avocado in wedges
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame
  • 4 tablespoons of soy
  • 2 tablespoons of sesame oil
  • 5 tablespoon of lemon juice

 

Instructions

 

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, add salt and pepper, and serve immediately.

 

Barley salad

 

This rich barley salad, in addition to being healthy, is very easy to prepare.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 cup raw barley
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup quartered artichoke hearts in brine
  • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese pearls
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup parsley and basil leaves combined
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 roasted garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup sliced ​​and toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

 

Instructions

 

  1. Cook the barley in water, add salt to the cooking water. Once it begins to boil, reduce the heat and cover. Cook until the barley is soft and lightly fluffed. Strain if you have excess water and reserve. Mix the tomatoes with the lettuce hearts, the cheese and the olive oil and season to taste. Reservation.
  2. For the pesto, blend all the ingredients until there is an integrated but textured mixture. Season with salt and pepper and reserve.
  3. To serve the salad, mix the cooked barley with a little pesto. Serve in a jar, then add tomatoes and artichoke hearts. Cover and refrigerate until eating.
  4. You can accompany it with bread, a little fresh cheese, jocoque, puffed rice toast or some crispy cookies.

 

Greek salad with pasta

 

If you are a fan of healthy salads and you also love pasta, don’t miss this Greek pasta salad.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 4 cups short pasta
  • 1 cucumber cut into thin slices
  • 2 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup of olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Oregano to taste
  • Salt and pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil to accompany
  • 1 lemon the juice

 

Instructions

 

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Place the ingredients in a large bowl and mix carefully not to break or beat the ingredients.
  3. Season with oregano, salt, pepper, olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice. Keep refrigerated until serving time.

 

Tangerine salad with orange, honey and mint leaves

 

Not all salads are salty.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 2 sliced ​​oranges
  • 2 tangerines in wedges
  • Honey to taste
  • Mint leaves to decorate

 

Instructions

 

  1. Place the orange slices in a salad bowl or spread plate. Then arrange the mandarin segments and add the honey.
  2. Finally, use the mint leaves to decorate your salad.

 

Sweet salad with quinoa

 

Salads are ideal dishes, they can be made of various ingredients and prepared in many ways.

 

Ingredients

 

  • A fist of arugula
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • Half handle
  • 6 pieces of broccoli
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa

 

Instructions

 

  1. Cut the mango and vegetables into cubes
  2. Serve the bottom of the Mason jar your favorite dressing
  3. Then the quinoa, and continue with the rest of the ingredients
  4. Cover and refrigerate

 

Roasted vegetable salad

 

Do you want to try a nutritious but different salad? You can not miss this rich salad of roasted vegetables, with a unique flavor and which is also very healthy.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 10 tender asparagus divided into 3 parts
  • 2 cups colored bell peppers, diced into medium cubes
  • 2 cups cooked beans
  • 4 cups lettuce mix
  • 1 cup of arugula
  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oregano powder to taste
  • Lemon to taste

 

Instructions

 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C for 5 minutes. Add the cherry tomatoes to a tray and add a little salt and pepper, and a few drops of olive oil. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Reservation.
  2. Place a skillet over medium high heat with a little oil and add the asparagus, then the peppers and beans. Cook constantly moving until they turn a light golden color. Season with salt, pepper, oregano and thyme.
  3. Serve the lettuce, arugula and red cabbage on a plate.
  4. Mix all ingredients evenly, add salt and pepper to taste and serve. Accompany with a little more oil and a few drops of lemon.

 

Chicken salad with mango, fresh coconut and green leaves

 

Any day is ideal to enjoy a delicious salad, especially if we are starting a diet.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 boneless, skinless breast in fajitas
  • 1 cup julienne radishes
  • 4 lettuce hearts
  • 1 grated coconut
  • 2 mangoes in cubes
  • 2 cups of watercress
  • 4 lemons
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Instructions

 

  1. Seal the breast in a skillet until golden
  2. Cut the lettuce hearts in half
  3. Serve all the ingredients in a bowl accompanied by lemons cut in half