Summer is here, but having fun in the sun is a faraway dream when it hits the 50°C in Doha. Getting laid in the shade is a smarter idea where you can beat the heat with refreshing food and especially with a fruity salad.
Pomegranate and mandarin feta salad is a delicious and refreshing combination, and more than that it’s a wholesome option.
All you need is:(serves 2-4 people depending if served as main or side dish)
- one medium lettuce (frisé type)
- 150g feta cheese cubed
- 1 cup pomegranate seeds
- 1 big mandarin (slices)
- handful walnut
You will be surprised to tell you it’s a type of salad that you can have for breakfast, without dressing as the pomegranate and mandarin are juicy enough.
If you are having it for lunch, a vinaigrette or lemon mayo sauce goes well with it.
As you know pomegranate are low in calories and high in nutrition. It’s a cancer fighter fruit and improves the heart health.
The mandarin are a good source of Vitamin C, antioxidant and cancer fighter.
As for the walnut, this powerful antioxidant, promotes a healthy brain, fights cancer and improves the heart health.
Have you had your salad today? Don’t hesitate to try this colorful delicious and nutritious fun food. Eat healthy, stay healthy and the most important enjoy your food.
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Introducing a fresh fruit to your simple leafy salad transforms it to a delicious and non ordinary dish.
Pomegranates, apples, oranges or strawberries pair well with cheese and nuts. Add any type of fruit you like, a handful nut of your choice or cheese and expect an interesting sweetness, that will go beautifully with the crunchiness of the vegetables.
it’s not just the delicious taste that will invite you to dig in but also the beautiful colors.
Here are 4 of my favorite salads that I prepare frequently:
Goat cheese and pomegranate salad
- Mix greens (rucola, frisée, boston)
- Goat cheese
Apple chevrette salad
- Red apple
- Chevrette cheese
Goat cheese and strawberries salad
- Mix greens (rucola, frisée, red romain)
- Goat cheese
Tangy crab salad
- Iceberg and romaine lettuce
- Shredded crab
These pretty salads could be served with balsamic or lemon mayo.
It’s a pleasure to the palate and the eye. Enjoy!
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Tagged apple, arugula, avocado, balsamic, blog, chevrette, cooking, crab, frisee, fruit and vegetables, goat cheese, grapefruit, jaymmy, lemon mayo, marmite et ponpon, nuts, orange, pomegranate, romain lettuce, rucola, salad, strawberry, tangy, vinaigrette, walnut