Shrimp Spring Salad

Spring Salad with Shrimp

 


shrimp spring salad

 Spring and summer are my favorite seasons.Everything around you looks amazingly beautiful, fresh and full of life.This shrimp spring salad consists of leafy romaine lettuce, radish, sweet peas and shrimp.All the ingredients are tossed with creamy garlicky dill dressing.It’s very tasty and easy to make for any occasion.Even though the dressing is creamy, salad feels very light but filling.

Serves 2-4

Ingredients:

1 bunch romaine lettuce torn or chopped

3-4 radishes sliced

2/3 cup  frozen peas (thawed)

1 lb cooked shrimp

Other optional ingredients:

avocado,chives,cherry tomatoes

Dressing:

2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise

2 heaping spoons plain greek yoghurt or sour cream

2 tablespoons fresh finely chopped dill

2-3 crushed garlic cloves

Salt and fresh ground black pepper

 

Directions:

In a small bowl,whisk all dressing ingredients and set aside.

Place romaine lettuce,radis,pesa,and shrimp in mixing bowl.

Toss salad with garlic dill dressing.

 

Spring Salad with Shrimp

Spring Salad with Shrimp

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 bunch romaine lettuce torn or chopped
  • 3-4 radishes sliced
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp
  • Other optional ingredients:
  • avocado,chives,cherry tomatoes
  • Dressing:
  • 2 heaping tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 heaping spoons plain greek yoghurt or sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh finely chopped dill
  • 2-3 crushed garlic cloves
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Directions:
  2. In a small bowl,whisk all dressing ingredients and set aside.
  3. Place romaine lettuce,radis,pesa,and shrimp in mixing bowl.
  4. Toss salad with garlic dill dressing.
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Spinach Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

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A Delightful,beautiful,healthy and refreshing salad especially when strawberries are in season.This salad can versatile by adding different variety of ingredients of your choice.Poppy seed dressing is so delicious that you can eat it with a spoon.You can also add this dressing to your fruit salad.

Spinach Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons poppy seeds, toasted.
  • Salad:
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries,sliced.
  • Feta,blue,or Gorgonzola cheese crumbled
  • Other optional ingredients:
  • Walnuts,pecans,or hazelnuts toasted.
  • Fried onion pieces
  • bacon

Instructions

  1. To toast poppy seeds:
  2. Place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat,stirring constantly for about 2-4 minutes.
  3. Dressing:
  4. In a small bowl,whisk together buttermilk,sour cream,honey,lemon juice and poppy seeds.
  5. * Dressing can be made ahead and kept in a tight container for up to 4 days.
  6. Salad:
  7. Toss spinach and strawberries with dressing.Top with your choice of cheese and other optional ingredients.
  8. My personal favorite is blue cheese,hazelnuts and fried onion pieces.
  9. *Dressing adapted from Eating Well
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Asian Noodle Salad

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This vegetarian Asian noodle salad is light and healthy with lots of flavors. Peanuts and vegetables give a nice crunch to soft noodles and the dressing is just perfect with out being overpowering.

Dressing:

1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp.sesame oil
3 cloves garlic minced
2 tsp. soy sauce
2 tsp. sugar
1-2 tbsp. Sriracha sauce *

* optional

Combine all the ingredients. Let sit for atleast 1 hour to let flavors combine.

Salad:

1 handful cilantro leaves ,chopped
1 handful basil leaves, chopped*
4 green onions,diced finely
1/2 red bell pepper,julienned
1/2 yellow bell pepper, julienned
1 cup of shredded carrots
1/2 cup toasted peanuts
1/2 lb. whole wheat spaghetti noodles (cooked)
1 handful of sugar snap peas*
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds*

* optional

Prepare all the vegetables and cook the noodles. Rinse the noodles with cold water and drain.
Add the vegetables and peanuts.
Mix the dressing then add to the salad. Stir and serve.

This recipe was adapted from For the Love of Cooking.

Asian Noodle Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp.sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp. Sriracha sauce *
  • * optional
  • Combine all the ingredients. Let sit for atleast 1 hour to let flavors combine.

Instructions

  1. Salad:
  2. 1 handful cilantro leaves ,chopped
  3. 1 handful basil leaves, chopped*
  4. 4 green onions,diced finely
  5. 1/2 red bell pepper,julienned
  6. 1/2 yellow bell pepper, julienned
  7. 1 cup of shredded carrots
  8. 1/2 cup toasted peanuts
  9. 1/2 lb. whole wheat spaghetti noodles (cooked)
  10. 1 handful of sugar snap peas*
  11. 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds*
  12. * optional
  13. Prepare all the vegetables and cook the noodles. Rinse the noodles with cold water and drain.
  14. Add the vegetables and peanuts.
  15. Mix the dressing then add to the salad. Stir and serve.
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