Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad, Office Salad


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Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad, Office Salad

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Break away from carrying conventional lunches to work, and go for some healthy salads instead! A lunch salad is not only crunchy and tasty but also very satiating – to be a meal by itself.

You can carry the salad and dressing separately and toss them together just before eating your lunch. This Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad is one such scrumptious option that you can carry to work.

This salad is a melange of ingredients with varied textures and tastes, from veggies and mushroom to greens and soaked dal. It is full of antioxidants from capsicum, lettuce and tomatoes, and omega-3 fats from pumpkin seeds.

Take a step towards a healthier lifestyle, by replacing your rice or roti based lunch with this healthy salad!

You can also try other healthy lunch salads like Rajma Vegetable Healthy Lunch Salad or Mixed Sprouts Beetroot Healthy Lunch Veg Salad .

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Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad, Office Salad recipe - How to make Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad, Office Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 servings
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Ingredients
1/2 cup coloured capsicum cubes
1/4 cup zucchini cubes , unpeeled
1/4 cup mushroom (khumbh) cubes
2 tsp olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste
1/4 cup deseeded tomato cubes
1/4 cup cucumber cubes
1/2 cup iceberg lettuce , torn into pieces
1/4 cup soaked and boiled whole masoor (whole red lentil)

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp chilli powder
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Topping
1 tbsp roasted pumpkin seeds
Method
    Method
  1. Heat the olive oil in a griller pan, add the coloured capsicum, zucchini, mushrooms, little salt and pepper and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep aside.
  2. Transfer it in a deep bowl, cool slightly and add all the other ingredients and mix gently.
  3. It can be taken to work in a lunch box with a dressing in a separate small container.
  4. Just before eating, mix the dressing and toss well.
  5. Eat immediately topped with roasted sunflower seeds.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy394 cal
Protein14.1 g
Carbohydrates35.5 g
Fiber7.9 g
Fat22.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium39.6 mg

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Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad, Office Salad
5
 on 24 Jan 18 04:51 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Desh, glad you liked the recipe. Please keep reviewing the recipes you have made. Happy cooking.
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26 May 18 12:00 PM
Vegan Healthy Lunch Salad, Office Salad
5
 on 16 Nov 17 12:43 PM


The vibrant colours in this salad clearly drew me to it and tried it for my office. The objective was to just have this as a meal and nothing else. Worked perfect. Big plus it was healthy and really tasty. Made my lunch box to carry to work much lighter. Thanks.