When you hear the word salad, I am so sure that vegetables fill up your mind. Well, let me tell you one thing; there are so many types of salads. Vegetable salads are just one among the many that we have available. Some of the available Salad Recipes are; egg salad, fruit salads, vegetable salads, bean salads, Greek salads, Chicken Salad, Dessert Salad, and turkey salad, among many others.
It is essential to know that salads are dependent on their ingredients. You may take your salads, hoping to lose weight and instead gain weight. Why is that you may wonder? It is mostly because of the toppings that are added. For instance, those Salad Recipes that include Mayonnaise, bacon, beef, and other fat and calorie additive elements may contain more fats and calories than you could even get in a day’s serving.
Let us take a look at the various Salad Recipes that you may prepare on your own;
The Summer Corn Salad Recipes
Just the appearance of this one will make you salivate and want to have one. The ingredients are rather simple and easy to access as well. All you need is diced tomatoes, large onion chopped, two tablespoons of vinegar, salt, and pepper, fresh basil, olive oil and ears of corn.
To make this Salad Recipe a reality, you need to add corn in boiling water with some salt for about 10 minutes until you get your desired tenderness. After it has cooked, put it in a bowl and mix the corn with tomatoes, onions, oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper. Enjoy your salad!
Broccoli Mango Salad: One Of The Sweetest Salad Recipes
For this particular salad, you will need 2 tablespoons of orange juice, half a cup of reduced-fat ranch dressing, 4 cups of broccoli; chopped, a large mango sliced in cubes, half a cup of cashews, a tablespoon of horseradish, a small red onion cut into thin pieces and a can of mandarin oranges.
Mix the ranch dressing, horseradish and orange juice in a bowl and stir a bit. Now toss the broccoli, cashews, mango pieces, and onion in another bowl. Pour the dressing onto this mixture and then refrigerate for four hours. Just before you serve, add the drained oranges.
Orzo And Zucchini Salad
This is a unique one and also among the Salad Recipes that you will want to serve with your seafood. You will need some fresh basil, chopped clove garlic, ground black pepper, four teaspoons of olive oil, 1 cup of orzo, two zucchinis, half a cup of torn fresh basil and a tablespoon of white wine vinegar.
Cook the orzo in boiling salty water. Stir it occasionally until it is cooked and firm to bite. Give it some time to cool. Cook zucchini in a pan with some olive oil together with the garlic for 5 minutes then season the mixture with pepper and salt. Mix the orzo, olive oil, vinegar, basil and the zucchini mixture in a bowl. Refrigerate the mixture while covered in a plastic wrap for a minimum of an hour. The longer, the better. Wait till it cools down to room temperature before you serve.
The Hungarian Cucumber Salad
You will need plenty of cucumbers for this one. All the ingredients involved are a teaspoon of salt, a quarter cup of chopped fresh dill, three tablespoons of vegetable oil, sliced large onions, Sliced English cucumbers and half a teaspoon of black pepper.
Put some onion and the cucumber slices in a bowl. Add some vinegar to the mixture and toss the new mix. Pour oil over the mixture and then toss to coat it. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper for some seasoning.