Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Garden salad with Italian herb dressing.



Garden salad with Italian herb dressing-A vibrant and colourful garden salad with a rainbow of colours delicately flavoured with a sweet and spicy Italian herb dressing. Healthy and nutritious.

Ingredients:

For Salad:

6-8 leaves from an iceberg lettuce (Washed and dried)
2 carrots peeled washed and grated
2 tomatoes cut in rings
3 bellpeppers - red/green/yellow diced
½ cup fresh pomegranate seeds
4 inch cucumber thinly sliced
2 spring onions thinly sliced.
1 celery stick washed and diced


Salad dressing

2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 table spoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest.
1/2 teaspoon garlic puree
1/2 teaspoon paprika (sweet red pepper powder)
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon white pepper powder
1 teaspoon oregano ( Italian spice)

Method:

Dressing:

Place all the ingredients listed for dressing in a jar with lid.Close the lid and shake. Keep in fridge till required.

Salad:

1. Pile the lettuce leaves one of top of other and roll up. Shread
2. Separate the shreaded lettuce and place on serving platter.
3.Top with grated carrots.
4. Mix together the 3 coloured peppers with the celery and spring onions and sprinkle on top of the grated carrots.

5. Arrange the cucumber and tomato rings on top .
6. Last sprinkle with pomegranate .
7. Cover and place in fridge.
8. Before serving pour over the dressing and serve immediately




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25 comments:

  1. The Salad looks great, I liked the dressing you used:)

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  2. Nice crunchy salad. Thank you!

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  3. Colorful and yummy salad..the dressing sounds interesting too..nice recipe :-)

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  4. Colorful and flavorful salad..

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  5. Love this salad..very nice photo..

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  6. I'm so glad the dressing recipe doesn't call for a food processor. Not everyone has one of those. Man, I wish I had one.

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  7. Wow color full salad,Dressing sounds delicious with Lemony and Garlicky Flavor...

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  8. yummy and healthy salad.picture looks tempting.

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  9. nice salad.......
    nice blog....

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    Keep it up.

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  11. Really, can't relate it myself, but seems like hard work done with a beauty.
    Keep it up

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  12. this one is really nice!\
    and I have almost all the ingredients.. am surely giving it a try!

    Cheers

    Jyoti

    www.theveggiehut.blogspot.com

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  13. The Salad looks great:) I am a Salad person and can have salad anytime :)

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  14. Garden salad looks very fresh and colourful...

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  15. perfect and healthy...dressing is nice too !!

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  16. Colorful and healthy salad..love the dressing you have used :)

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  17. wow..nice healthy salad..love the dressing used..colorful and fresh..

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  18. I always love the herbs in anything... edible...of course.... Loved that healthy spread & yummy one too....

    Ash...
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  19. Salad looks colorful and yummy.

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  20. That's a colorful and tasty salad!Thanks for the entry

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