Find out the best tips for creating a healthy homemade vegetarian salad!
Are you vegetarian and donâ€™t know what to prepare for lunch or dinner? The perfect solution is to make your imagination work. A homemade vegetarian salad is the perfect choice!
Homemade vegetarian salads are creative, healthy and easy to prepare. All you need are fresh ingredients sprinkled with your creativity and imagination, and some tips to make the salads tasty and delicious.
The first extremely important tip that you should pay attention to in preparing your homemade vegetarian salad is layering textures and flavours, including: sweet, savoury, nutty, zesty, sour, spicy or tangy. You can choose not just one, but some of these flavours for your own salad. Complexity and imagination depend only on you! Use such ingredients as: beans, seeds, dried fruits, raw veggies, cooked veggies, herbs, nuts, grains.
The second very important tip is not to forget to garnish your salad with fresh black pepper, some parsley or dashed paprika. The paprika will add a splash of colour and a hint of flavour.
The third and the top secret of a delicious vegetarian salad is to always use only high quality ingredients! The quality of your ingredients will make your salad. Fresh products that are local and seasonal are the best choice. Only then your homemade vegetarian salad will be amazingly tasty!
There is nothing healthier than a vegetarian salad prepared at home.
Carrot and bean salad with feta
Ingredients: 1 kg baby carrots, 200g crumbled feta cheese, few lemon thyme sprigs, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 200g green beans, 400g can butter, 1 red sliced onion, some mint.
1. Heat oven to 220C. Put the carrots into a tin; toss them with the lemon thyme and half the oil, then season. Roast for about 30 min until golden.
2. In the same time, cook the green beans in boiling water for 2 min. Drain and then mix together the green beans, butter beans, remaining oil, onion and feta. Season to your own taste. Toss with the hot carrots, and then tear in the mint just before serving.
Serve with pleasure!