Super Food Salad: Pack a Nutritious Punch Without Compromising On Taste
When it comes to dishes that offer big flavour but are light on calories, Super Food Salad is a sure winner. Combining crunchy, fresh vegetables with a zesty dressing and a hint of sweetness, this nutritious dish is an ideal way to add a bit of zing to lunch or dinner.
• 4 cups of fresh spinach
• 1 cup of kale, thinly sliced
• 1 red pepper, diced
• 1 celery stalk, diced
• 1 cucumber, diced
• 1 mango, diced
• 1/4 cup of fresh mint, chopped
• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 2 tablespoons of lime juice
• 1 tablespoon of honey
• 1/2 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger
• 2 tablespoons of finely chopped shallots
• 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, kale, red pepper, celery, cucumber and mango.
2. In a separate bowl, mix together the olive oil, lime juice, honey, ginger, shallots, and sea salt to form the dressing.
3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and mix everything together.
4. To finish, garnish with the fresh mint and serve.
This Super Food Salad packs a powerful nutritional punch and is full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Not only is it incredibly healthy, it’s also bursting with Mediterranean flavours and has a unique fusion of tastes and textures. The combination of crisp mango and crunchy pepper gives the salad a sweet yet savoury taste, while the creamy lime dressing adds a smooth appeal.
All the vegetables in the Super Food Salad can be easily sourced at the local market or your local grocery store. For those who like a bit of spicy zest, try adding some sliced jalapenos for an extra flavour kick.
This Super Food Salad is a dish that can be enjoyed all year round and is perfect as a main dish or as a side. For a more substantial meal, try adding some grilled chicken or tuna to the mix. For vegetarians, try substituting the tuna with toasted almond flakes or chickpeas.
Want to explore more easy and tasty recipes that offer a nutritious dose of fresh flavours? Check out our recipes for Zesty Brown Rice Pilaf and Roasted Sweet Potato and Beet Salad for more guilt-free culinary options.