Want to make every meal healthier and even more delicious? You can with this healthy salad recipe. Lately, this has been my everyday healthy salad and I love it…It’s easy enough to chop and throw together in about 5-10 minutes and it goes with pretty much everything…it’s the perfect side dish.
Everyday Healthy Salad
I’m not gonna pretend this isn’t similar to Greek salad, I know it is and it’s delicious. It’s the one salad I can eat every single day. If I have to eat lettuce with dressing, there’s no way I would want to eat a fresh vegetable every day. With this salad – I do. It’s
Instead of lettuce, this salad is based on tomatoes, cucumbers and avocado (if I have one that’s ready). I know it’s not exactly tomato season right now, but cherry tomatoes still kinda taste like actual tomatoes and not rubber and that’s what I’ve been buying. I missed tomatoes. Plus summer is coming slowly, but surely.
Everyday Healthy Salad Ingredients
There are no fancy dressing in this simple side dish salad, it really doesn’t need them. Each ingredient brings a unique flavor, which makes this salad super satisfying. Here are the ingredients:
- green peppers
- olive oil
- salt and pepper
If you want you can choose to add some vinegar or lemon juice to the salad, but I felt with the tomatoes this wasn’t needed.
Although I didn’t really speak well of lettuce, you can actually chop some and add it in there. Won’t hurt the flavor and greens are a great way to bulk the salad up. Here are some other greens that will go well:
Although with the last two you won’t bulk a lot…they will, however, add even more flavor.
How To Make A Salad Every Day
It’s easy to make a salad every day, you only need vegetables and 5 minutes to do some chopping. That’s it. No fancy ingredients, no fancy cooking methods. Here’s what it takes to make this everyday salad:
- wash the vegetables
- peel whatever needs to be peeled
- put into a salad bowl
- add olive oil, salt and pepper
- mix it all together
And that is it.
Now, here’s the exact recipe for the salad.
- 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes
- 2 scalliions, chopped
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1/3 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1/4 avocado, chopped
- 1/4 cup olives, pitted and chopped
- Salt and pepper
Put all ingredients into a bowl and mix together.
Nutrition InformationYield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 307Total Fat 25gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 20gCholesterol 0mgSodium 560mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 8gSugar 9gProtein 4g