Top 10 Vegetarian Salad Recipes
At times when you don’t have time to prepare a full meal, or when you don’t feel hungry enough, but still need to have something to double up as a meal, try making some Salads. Also, it being summer season it is the time to let go of fatty foods and switch to light meals and seasonal vegetables. Salads are really easy to make, there are some quick-fix salads that can be prepared without even entering the kitchen! Just pick out the required ingredients, toss them together in a bowl, and place them on the table with the meal. You can even try adding some wholesome food like pasta, quinoa, paneer to the salad and make it fuller. When a dressing is added to a salad, it always spikes up the taste and transforms into a fervent experience but, if you are looking for something without using fattening ingredients like oil or cream in their dressing, try some low-calorie dressing like a vinaigrette or just lime juice.
Who doesn't like colourful food? Dig in this unique salad of Roasted Mushroom and Coloured Capsicum with peppy herbs and tangy lemon juice. Mushrooms and capsicum are both low in calories and fat, and rich in fibre, which makes this salad a good option for weight-watchers. You can even perk up this salad by adding baby corn for its tenderness, broccoli for its mealy texture, zucchini for its juiciness with a garnish of lettuce and a Honey Orange dressing that is bursting with flavour, Mushroom, Broccoli, Baby Corn and Zucchini Salad with Honey Orange Dressing is surely an exotic treat that will amaze you.
If you thought pasta dishes are always loaded with calories, due to the sauces commonly used in their preparation, have a look at this recipe of Pasta and Vegetable Salad with a herby tomato salsa. You can even make this Quinoa Feta and Mixed Veg Salad with the combination of crunchy, juicy, and also a bit of creaminess from avocados.
Kale and Apple Salad combine the unique flavour and texture of kale leaves with crunchy strips of apple, shredded cabbage and melon seeds. Serve it immediately upon tossing to enjoy the fresh flavours. Kale is a tasty variety of cabbage, which is commonly used in salads and sandwiches across the globe. But, if you don't wish to experiment much then try this crunchy this crunchy high fibre Cabbage Salad with a tangy dressing.
If you are looking for a nutrient-rich salad then this Sprouts, Spring Onion and Tomato Salad are a must have. Tangy and crunchy, it is an excellent source of folic acid, iron and protein. You can even make this Masala Mixed Sprouts Salad with Coconut or Sprouted Moong Salad with basic Indian flavours from chaat masala, coriander and lemon juice.