- 1 Vegetable salads – general principles and methods of cooking
- 2 Vegetable salads – food preparation
- 3 Recipe 1: Vegetable Salad with Peanuts
- 4 Recipe 2: Vegetable salad – Carrot, flavored with ginger dressing
- 5 Recipe 3: Vegetable Salad – Cretan Greek
- 6 Recipe 4: Vegetable Salad – Warm potato
- 7 Vegetable salads – useful tips from experienced chefs
Vegetable salads – general principles and methods of cooking
Vegetable salads are the basis of any menu. Cooking recipes
so much that every hostess can pick something special for
my family. And, which is especially nice, vegetable salads can
serve as a snack, served before or after the main
dishes, or even replace it – it all depends on the used
ingredients and methods of preparation. Try to cook
warm vegetable salad or salad with original peanut sauce –
your loved ones will be pleasantly surprised, and the guests will surely ask
share the recipe.
Vegetable salads – food preparation
When choosing vegetables for salads it is important to take only fresh unpolished
fruit. For each specific recipe preparation of products will be
differ. The general rule is to wash the vegetables thoroughly,
peel them off (unless the recipe provides for another) and
cut into required size pieces.
Vegetable salads – the best recipes
Recipe 1: Vegetable Salad with Peanuts
This fairly hearty Asian salad can be
cook in just half an hour. And the original peanut sauce,
spicy, allows you to serve the dish on the holiday table
even the most demanding guests.
Ингредиенты:треть кочана китайской
cabbage, small cucumber, 2 potatoes, 100 grams of daikon, 3 eggs, 150
grams green beans, a tablespoon of chopped parsley, 2 stalks
For peanut sauce: 100 milliliters of coconut milk, dining
spoon of vegetable oil, 150 grams of peanuts, a tablespoon of liquid
honey, a tablespoon of fish sauce, a clove of garlic, onion, spicy
1. Eggs and potatoes should be boiled, cooled and peeled.
2. Put green beans in boiling salted water and boil it 4
minutes Then drain the water and rinse the beans with cold water.
3. Prepare the sauce. For this, peeled onions and garlic finely
slice. Pepper to remove seeds, chop pulp.
4. Peanuts a couple of minutes to ignite in a pan, constantly
stirring. Then, wrapped in a clean cloth, rub your hands for
branch husk. And then – grind in a blender into small
5. Fry onion, pepper in hot vegetable oil for 5 minutes.
and garlic. Add coconut milk, honey and fish sauce. Need to
дождаться, когда масса закипит и продержать ее еще 4 minutes Then
remove it from the heat, add the peanuts and mix thoroughly.
6. Washed Chinese cabbage leaves must be chopped
wide strips, grate peeled daikon on a coarse grater.
Boiled potatoes cut into slices, and cucumber – strips. Eggs
just cut into quarters. Need to промыть и разделить на
slices about 6 centimeters long green onions.
7. All ingredients need to decompose on a serving dish,
sprinkle with chopped parsley, serve with peanut
Recipe 2: Vegetable salad – Carrot, flavored with ginger
This salad can take note of all who adhere
vegetarian food systems. Besides, cooking it is very
easy and it will take quite a bit of time.
Ингредиенты:4 моркови среднего размера,большое
apple, a tablespoon of lemon juice, ginger root (about 3
centimeters), 3 peeled walnuts, 3 tablespoons of olive
1. Carrots must be peeled, cut the apple in half and
clean from the core. Apple and carrots should be grated large
2. Peeled ginger should be cut into pieces. Put in a blender
nuts and ginger, grind them until smooth. In a bowl
chopped ginger with nuts thoroughly mixed with lemon juice,
honey and butter.
3. Carrots and apples fill with cooked sauce and carefully
Recipe 3: Vegetable Salad – Cretan Greek
Very tasty and light salad that will be great
harmonize with hearty meat dishes or is suitable for
snacking between meals.
Ингредиенты:3 крупных спелых помидора,2 крупных
cucumber, sweet red onion, red sweet pepper, green sweet
pepper, 2 tablespoons of capers, 20-25 pieces of pitted olives, 400
gram of feta Cretan, olive oil.
1. All products (except feta) must be removed from
refrigerators at least one hour before cooking – vegetables do not
must be cold. Peeled onions must be cut into half rings
or feathers. If the skin of cucumbers is bitter, then it is necessary
cutting down. Pepper from the stem with seeds. Cut vegetables
rather large pieces.
2. Chopped vegetables must be combined with capers and
olives, pepper, salt and sprinkle with olive oil.
Carefully but gently mix, put on a plate.
3. Fet need to be cut into 4 pieces, each of which should
put on a portion of salad. Fet must be generously watered with olive
sprinkle with dry oregano (as an option, fresh parsley or
dill) and serve.
Recipe 4: Vegetable Salad – Warm potato
Cooking this warm salad takes about an hour.
of time. But it is very nourishing and tasty, perfect as a
Ингредиенты:12 средних картофелин,2/3 стакана
olive oil, 4-5 pieces of pickled crunchy cucumbers, 3
tablespoons white wine vinegar, medium size
onion, freshly ground black pepper, salt, a small bunch of dill, 2
tablespoons of mustard with kernels.
1. Carefully washed potatoes must be wrapped (each
separately) in several layers of foil. Place it in preheated
200 ° C oven and bake for 40-45 minutes.
2. In the meantime, a dressing should be prepared. For this you need
Peel and chop the pickled cucumbers and onions.
3. Vinegar, little and mustard, mix thoroughly, add to bowl
pickled cucumbers and onions, pepper and salt dressing.
4. Baked potatoes must be carefully peeled,
достаточно крупно нарезать, полить dressing и, перемешав, минут
10-15 let it brew. Then сверху посыпать рубленым укропом или
parsley and can be served.
Vegetable salads – useful tips from experienced chefs
In any salad dressing is very important. Indeed, it is often from
it depends on the taste of the dish. There are several options to make a vegetable
Salad tastes better:
1. Use butter instead of sunflower or olive oil.
виноградных косточек арахисовое, кунжутное oils. They have an unusual
taste that gives spicy salad. And they are very
2. You can also make a salad dressing. For example, mix
lemon and orange juice, add finely chopped parsley and
onion, Vorchestersky sauce, paprika, sunflower oil. Salt and
pepper this dressing. This sauce goes well with vegetable
salads from cabbage, carrots and other vegetables.
3. Sauce made from
soy sauce and rice vinegar (one and a half tablespoons),
sesame oil (2.5 tablespoons), a teaspoon of sugar and