Primavera Salad


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Primavera Salad

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It is technically a salad but practically a meal in its own right! The Primavera Salad is an easy and quick yet sumptuous preparation of cooked fusilli tossed together with crunchy lettuce, fresh and vibrant veggies and a refreshing curd-based dressing with celery and spring onion greens. Don’t forget the dash of pepper before you stash this into the refrigerator for a while! Try this on a hot summer’s day and you will want to keep repeating the experience – it beats hot, steaming food hands down.

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Primavera Salad recipe - How to make Primavera Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
1 1/2 cups cooked fusilli
2 cups iceberg lettuce , torn into pieces
1/2 cup blanched broccoli florets
4 cherry tomatoes , cut into halves

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
1/4 cup curds (dahi)
5 tbsp fresh cream
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
1 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
salt and to taste
Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, add the dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve immediately.
Accompaniments

Herb Pizza Base 
Mushroom Pizza, Veg Mushroom Pizza 
Oriental Pizza 
Skillet Pizza with Asparagus and Baby Corn
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Pizza 
Spring Onion and Olive Thin Crust Pizza 
Tandoori Paneer Calzone, Veg Paneer Calzone 
Tex Mex Pizza 
Thai Pizza 
Tomato and Cheese Pizza 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy137 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates14.6 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A329.5 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.4 mg
Vitamin C7.7 mg
Folic Acid8.7 mcg
Calcium57.3 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium11.3 mg
Potassium82.9 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Reviews

Primavera Salad
5
 on 20 May 14 03:55 PM


The dressing is spot on... deliciously palatable.. this recipe has a great combination of textures... the crunch from the lettuce the smoothness from the dressing and the pasta and the volume from cherry tomatoes and the broccoli.. very refreshing and a great appetizer..