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5 Nutritious Salads That You Should Add To Your Diet

Healthy salads for lunch!

WALDORF SALAD

An American salad usually made of fresh apples, celery and walnuts, dressed in mayonnaise, and usually served on a bed of lettuce.

Waldorf Salad

 

Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped, slightly toasted walnuts
1/2 cup celery, thinly sliced
1/2 cup red seedless grapes, sliced (or 1/4 cup of raisins)
1 sweet apple, cored and chopped
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp pepper
Fresh lettuce

Preparation

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and the lemon juice. Add salt and 1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper. Mix in the apple, celery, grapes, and walnuts. Serve on a bed of fresh lettuce.

 

CRAB LOUIE SALAD

Known as the King of Salads, this American salad features crab meat, hard boiled eggs and tomatoes served on a bed of lettuce leaves.

Crab Louie Salad JFW

 

Ingredients

½ bowl cooked crab meat
2 hard boiled eggs, quartered
½ cup tomatoes, chopped
1 big onion, chopped

For the dressing

2 tbsp mayonnaise
2 tbsp. chilli sauce
4 tsp. sugar
4 tsp tomato sauce
1 tsp. lemon juice
¼ cup black olives, chopped

Preparation

Mix the salad ingredients in a bowl. Then add the dressing and toss well.

 

BROCCOLI BONANZA

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Ingredients

1 large broccoli
2 carrots
2 bell peppers (capsicum) – 1 red and 1 yellow
1 – Iceberg lettuce

For the dressing
2 tsp lime juice
3 tsp olive oil
2 garlic pods
Salt and white pepper to taste


Preparation

Parboil the broccoli and slightly steam the carrots and capsicum to remove the rawness. Cut in small bits. Tear the lettuce leaves into medium size pieces and mix all the vegetables in a large salad bowl.

Dressing
Finely chop the garlic pods and mix all the ingredients for dressing together. Beat well. Drizzle over the vegetables and toss well.

Your bowl of good health is ready to savor!

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