Vegetarian-salad-recipes

Light Guacamole Salad Recipe

We aren’t the type to resist anything with avocado, so when this certain recipe came along, we just had to share it! The perfect, light meal which is loaded with greens, protein and natural fats, all of which are actually good for your body. Don’t forget to add in some tuna, egg or tofu for added texture.

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Ingredients

1 red onion (sliced)

2 ripe avocados (cut into thick slices)

5 cherry tomatoes (sliced in half)

Coriander and mint leaves

3 tbsp of olive oil

Salt and pepper to season

Juice of 1 lime

Method

  1. Whisk together the lime juice and olive oil. If you prefer your meal on the spicy side, feel free to add some chilli flakes into the dressing.
  2. Slice the avocado, cherry tomatoes and red onion, then arrange them on each plate.
  3. Add the coriander and mint leaves, then toss the salad with the dressing.

Image via Donal Skehan 

April 9, 2015

Spicy Cucumber and Chilli Salad Recipe

The spicy chilli invites a taste sensation and is ultimately a match made in heaven paired with a cool-cucumber and vinegar topping.

The entire meal takes about 5 minutes to prepare, and is washed down best with a refreshing fruit juice, or a sneaky white wine during the later hours of the evening.

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Ingredients

1 tsp peppercorns

1/2 tsp chilli flakes

Splash of lemon juice

1/4 clove of garlic

1 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp Greek yoghurt

2 cucumbers (sliced)

Pinch of chives

Pinch of parsley

Season with salt and pepper

Method

  1. Finely chop the cucumbers and set aside. For extra crunch, leave the skin on and slice horizontally.
  2. Crush the peppercorns and chilli flakes until they have combined. Add the garlic, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the lemon juice, olive oil, and yoghurt. Mix well, then toss with the cucumber and other herbs for a fresh taste.

Image via Kirbie Cravings

January 28, 2015