Preparation of salad and combination products

Worldwide, there are over a hundred types of vegetable salads. The salad contains a minimum of calories, but at the same time very rich in vitamins and minerals. And therein salts of potassium and sodium have a beneficial effect on the pancreas, kidneys, liver and cardiovascular system and also regulate water metabolism in the body.

Before preparing the salad into individual leaves, which should be thoroughly rinsed under running water. If the salad is a bit podwal, then you can leave it out for a few minutes in a bowl of ice water. This will make the leaves again strong, fresh and crispy. The washed and dried greens immediately begin to prepare.

Green salad goes well with any vegetables and products such as meat, fish, cheese and so on. Basically, lettuce is used as a filling based food. The neutral taste of the herbs perfectly complement almost any flavor combinations, regardless of the source of ingredients and the filling sauce.

Simple salad recipes

For the preparation of a classic French salad from the lettuce leaves you will need 4 heads of lettuce, 50 ml olive oil, lemon juice, ground black pepper and grain French mustard. Lettuce separated into leaves and coarsely cut. Olive oil mixed with lemon juice and mustard. All stirred, salted to taste and put in a transparent bowl. Then the dish is sprinkled with black pepper and served to the table.

Another simple recipe involves the ingredients as lettuce, boiled eggs, green onions, tomatoes, cucumbers. The composition of the products may vary depending on availability. Such vegetable salads dressed with mayonnaise sauce or sour cream.

A very unusual salad dish can be prepared from the salad mixed with cottage cheese. For this, 500 grams of cottage cheese made with two tablespoons of sugar and salt to taste. The mass is mixed with finely-chopped lettuce and laid out on the plate small slides. In the middle of the slides is formed by a recess which is filled with cream. This dish is low-calorie and also rich in calcium. Perfect as a diet food as a separate dish for a light dinner.