Category: Salads

Salad with lentils and peppers

Salad with lentils and peppers

| 13 April 2016

A salad with lentils is healthy and a bit unusual, but will become a firm favorite. Lentils are a very good source of cheap protein owing to their high protein content. They also contain dietary fiber, folate, vitamin B1, minerals and are a good source of iron.           Ingredients 1 cup […]

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad

| 6 June 2015

The Greek Salad is famous around the world. However, it has been brutally abused and sometimes the final product has nothing in common with the fresh, crisp, full of goodness, original Greek Salad. I have heard that some restaurants serve sun dried tomatoes with pickled cucumbers and they name this concoction Greek Salad. Or they […]

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Pasta salad with red beans, olives, corn and tuna

Pasta salad with red beans, olives, corn and tuna

| 29 May 2015

A pasta salad that is very easy to make and can be eaten as a main meal with some nice rye bread. Children should also love it, seeing that pasta is loved by everyone and they have the chance to try new flavors.           Ingredients 2 cups boiled pasta (rotini or […]

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Salad for Brunch

Salad for Brunch

| 2 July 2014

What a salad! It has just about everything and can accompany any meal. However, if you  serve it with baked or broiled chicken wings, broiled slices of chicken breasts and perhaps some meatballs, broiled zucchini and toasted multigrain bread you have a wonderful brunch or lunch! The quantities depend on how many people you expect […]

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Mixed salad with broiled chicken breasts

Mixed salad with broiled chicken breasts

| 22 January 2014

A fantastic mixed salad, full of goodness, with some slices of broiled chicken breasts and toasted rye bread. It can be eaten for lunch or dinner. Without the chicken, the salad can accompany just about any other dish. The quantities are approximate and they depend on the number of persons you have to feed and […]

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Eggplant Salad

Eggplant Salad

| 9 September 2013

A different kind of salad, that accompanies nicely a platter of Greek “mezedes” – that is different tidbits to nibble on while having a glass or two or three of ouzo. I should mention that the Greek “mezedes” are a whole different story, and I will show you how to present a platter to your […]

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Green salad with radishes

Green salad with radishes

| 12 August 2013

A crisp, mixed green salad, can accompany almost any dish. It is cool, full of vitamins and has few calories if you go easy on the dressing. I dressed this salad with a little vinegar and virgin olive oil, because I don’t want to cover the taste of the lettuce and the rocket.     […]

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Black Eyed Peas Salad

Black Eyed Peas Salad

| 5 August 2013

Black eyed peas, are small beans and they can be cooked in many ways. Today, we will do a very simple and quick recipe. It is a healthy, refreshing salad and you can add anything you fancy – chopped parsley, tomatoes, celery, mint, peppers. This is the basic salad and you can let your imagination […]

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Potato salad with tuna fish and anchovy fillets

Potato salad with tuna fish and anchovy fillets

| 17 June 2013

This potato salad with lettuce, radishes, spring onions, tuna fish and anchovy fillets is tasty enough and filling enough to be eaten for lunch with a couple of slices of brown bread. The quantities are approximate for 2 – 3 persons and you may add more of one ingredient that you like and omit altogether […]

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Traditional lettuce salad

Traditional lettuce salad

| 10 June 2013

This is a salad that older generations grew up with and has remained indelible in our minds. It dates back from the time when tomatoes and cucumbers were only available in summer. Winter was the time of the cabbage and in spring people enjoyed the lettuce with spring onions and fresh dill. There was only […]

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