Vegetarian recipes and info

Mixed Salad

There are probably millions of salad possibilities, even for what you might think of as a simple mixed salad. Here are some typical ingredients and a few popular variations.

Vegan Ingredients

  • Avocado
  • Beets
  • Bell peppers
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Chick peas / garbanzo beans
  • Croutons
  • Cucumber
  • Fennel
  • Greens (dandelion, watercress, endive…)
  • Herbs (parsley, mint…)
  • Lettuce (Romaine, leaf…)
  • Mushrooms
  • Nuts (walnuts, cashews…)
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Radishes
  • Seeds (sunflower, sesame)
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Tomatoes

Vegetarian Ingredients

  • Cheese (mozzarella, swiss, goat, blue…)
  • Hard-boiled eggs

Dressings

  

My favorite mixed salads

Classic Mixed Salad
(serves 1-2)

  • 4-6 leaves assorted lettuce, torn or chopped
  • 1 tomato, sliced OR 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 carrot, sliced or grated
  • 5-6 radishes, sliced
  • 3-4 mushrooms, sliced
  • a handful of croutons
  • your favorite dressing
     

Protein Salad
(serves 1-2)

  • 2-3 leaves Romaine, torn or chopped
  • 2-3 leaves of leaf lettuce, torn or chopped
  • several sprigs watercress
  • 1/2 carrot, sliced
  • 1/3 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 c walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 c sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 c fried tempeh
  • 1/4 c parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
  • 1 warm hard-boiled egg, chopped (optional)
  • vinaigrette or herb dressing
     

Cabbage + Blue Cheese Salad
(serves 2-3)

  • 1/4 head red cabbage, sliced
  • 10 sprigs Italian parsley
  • 1/4 c blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/3 c walnuts, chopped
  • vinaigrette

  


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