We always try to eat healthy and accompany our dishes with salads to have a balanced meal. A salad I never really liked was Radicchio, but finally I found a recipe that tastes great, is easy to make and goes great with the winter season. the trick as so often is: Bacon!
Awesome taste combinations and totaly addictive. A perfect easy summer dish. Great on its own or to a grilled chicken breast: Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh strawberries 1 cup fresh spinach leaves 2 small spring onions 5 tbs balsamic vinegar 5 tbs olive oil 2 tbs lemon juice 3 tbs honey Method In a large salad bowl, add the spinach, finely chopped onion and the strawberries. Toss together. To make the dressing, mix the lemon juice, vinegar, honey and oil. Shake or whisk to combine. Dress the salad right before serving. Enjoy! Tips & Tricks Add Poppy Seeds to the dressing for an extra kick.
This is a wonderful and quick salad which goes with just about anything from meat to fish and more. I first discovered it in Jordan and it seems to be referred to as “Arabic salad” everywhere in the world. Although no one has been able to tell me whats really Arabic about it or if it has any other real name. If you know more please let me know, but in in any case enjoy this refreshing summer salad: Ingredients 4 small seedless cucumbers (or 1 normal cucumber if you can’t find any other) 4 medium tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1 medium onion 1 lemon 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt to taste Serves: 4 as a side dish Method Dice and mix the cucumbers, tomatoes and onion. Add the parsley Just before serving, squeeze the lemon and add the juice, as well as the olive oil, to the mix Salt to taste, stir, serve. Tips & Tricks Using mint instead of parsely, gives the salad a whole new taste. If you know what Purslane is and where to get it add it to the salad. It gives it a nice crunch.
Potato salad is a very traditional dish in Austria, most of the time it comes with Wiener Schnitzel. But there’s a way to make your potatoes salad a real great meal. I got this special salad with lamb’s lettuce, leek, bacon on a bed of mixed green salad in a small tavern in upper Austria. And really got addicted to it. This salad has even convinced my non-salad-eating boyfriend. Ingredients 500 g potatoes 200 g lamb’s lettuce 1 leek 200 g bacon (sliced) 200 g mixed green salad 1 red onion Corn oil Vinegar Dressing: Sour cream Olive oil Vinegar Mustard Salt Pepper Method Cook the potatoes, let them cool and peel them. In the meantime cut leek in thin slices and cut the bacon in small pieces. Take a pan, put oil in it and roast the bacon and leek. Let it cool down a bit. For the dressing take 2 tablespoons of sour cream, a squirt of mustard, a few drops olive oil and vinegar to taste. Mix well and flavour with salt and pepper. Now cut the onions in thin slices and put them in a bowl. Cut the potatoes in slices and add them. Add the […]