Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad

Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad

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This is a crunchy, colourful and healthy salad that you can have any time, and even carry to work in the lunch box!

Coloured capsicum, onion and lettuce are loaded with antioxidants, which help build our immune system and fight various diseases. Their peppy flavour and crunchy texture also help to energize the salad!

On the other hand, masoor, alfa alfa sprouts and feta cheese boost the protein content of the salad, while also giving it an exotic blend of textures. Laced with a sweet and tangy olive oil dressing, the Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad is a lovely treat to the palate.

Extra virgin olive oil has healthy fat, which further boosts the health quotient of this salad. You can take this salad to work – pack the dressing separately and toss it together just before you eat.

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

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Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad recipe - How to make Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 servings
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1/2 cup iceberg lettuce , torn into pieces
1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts , placed in cold for 5 minutes and drained
1/2 cup soaked and cooked whole masoor (whole red lentil)
1/4 cup capsicum cubes (red , yellow and green)
2 tbsp sliced spring onions whites
2 tbsp chopped spring onion greens
1/4 cup mushroom (khumbh) cubes
4 pieces grilled pumpkin
1/2 tbsp crumbled feta cheese

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp honey
salt and to taste
  1. It can be taken to work in a lunch box with a dressing in a separate small container.
  2. Just before eating, mix the dressing and toss well. Eat immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy373 cal
Protein12.1 g
Carbohydrates31.5 g
Fiber6 g
Fat20.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium32.2 mg

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Antioxidant, Protein Rich Healthy Lunch Salad
 on 24 Oct 17 05:02 PM

Thanks for this healthy salad which is a meal by itself. Love the combination of healthy ingredients tossed into a simple dressing.