End of Summer Salad

15 30 730
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 2
End of Summer Salad
Health Rating
As the summer is slowly turning into fall, there are so many delicious vegetables harvested in abundance. Pair it with beans, nuts/seeds, fresh fish or chicken.

Ingredients


2 medium ear Sweet yellow corn (organic)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
1 cucumber(s) Cucumber (sliced in thin circles or half moons)
1 head Lettuce, romaine (rinsed off & dried well)
1 avocado(s) Avocado (sliced)
1 tbsp hulled Hemp seeds, shelled (or any nuts/seeds you prefer)
1 medium Zucchini (roasted or grilled; sliced; optional)
1 medium Peach (fresh; sliced; or nectarine; optional)
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (diced; or heirloom tomatoes; optional)
1 sprig Cilantro (coriander) (chopped or Basil, or Parsley, or Mint; optional)
3 tbsp Balsamic vinegar (for dressing)
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced; for dressing)
2 tsp Dijon mustard (for dressing)
1 pinch Sea salt, fine (to taste; for dressing)

Instructions


  1. Rinse off the lettuce, dry well and chop roughly into smaller pieces.

  2. Steam the corn for a few minutes until crisp.  Then cut the kernels off the cob.

  3. Chop the pepper and cucumber.

  4. Prepare any other veggies or herbs that you’d like to add to the salad.

  5. Mix the veggies all together, except for the avocado.

  6. Mix dressing ingredients together and toss with the salad when ready to serve.

  7. Slice the avocado and add on top of the salad before serving.  You can also top with hemp seeds, fresh herbs, and sliced fresh peaches.

 

Notes:

Try grilling the red peppers and corn before chopping and adding to the salad.

Vegetables

provide key vitamins and minerals important for health and maintenance of the body!

 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 730
Calories from fat 427
Calories from saturated fat 58
Total Fat 47 g
Saturated Fat 6.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 30 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 207 mg
Potassium 2422 mg
Total Carbohydrate 61 g
Dietary Fiber 20.3 g
Sugars 27.3 g
Protein 15.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.5
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 13.1

Energy sources


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Lunch
Main
Salad