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My 8-Flavors Salad

It’s still summer time!!

So before watching pumpkins and cabbages grow in our grocery stores, let’s enjoy a bit more the seasonal vegetables!!

Here is my 8-flavors salad!!

Since my 8-flavors sald is very simple (it is just a salad after all!!), I won’t make a long speech…

But I will still underline a fact or two…

Why is this salad different form your usual ones? Because…

– The dressing is made with yuzu olive oil, and that gives an incredible taste! Without burning your mouth 😉 since I also put flower honey in it…

– You will have raw veggies (obviously!!) and cooked ones. Perfect for a nice and easy digestion and also a little diet if you need one!!

– I added roasted nectarine. I love this light sweet touch that echoes with the honey used in the dressing.

I admit, when you give a look at the ingredients list, you will notice more than 8 flavors, but who’s counting??!! 😉

There you go! And if you are not convinced at this point, you will surely agree that it’s at least a good looking salad?

It will be perfect as a side dish for duck breasts or any meat cooked with your barbecue!

The utensils:

A small frying pan with antiadhesive (I chose the smallest of the Affinity range by De Buyer)

A sharp knife

And a small bowl.

Okay, let’s move to the next step!

The recipe, Chef!

My 8-Flavors Salad

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Serves: 8 Difficulty: Easy Price: $
Prep Time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 150 g baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 handful yellow cherry tomatoes
  • 15 radishes
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 nectarine
  • 2 tablespoons Yuzu olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons flower honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

1

Cut the zucchini in sticks and stir-fry them 3-4 minutes with a tablespoon of olive oil in a small frying pan. Set aside.

2

Cut the nectarine in 8 slices and stir-fry them 3-4 minutes in the same frying pan. Set aside.

3

Place your baby spinach leaves on a large dish.

4

Add the vegetables cut as you like them to be.

5

Add the zucchini and nectarine.

6

In a small bowl, mix 4 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tabelspoons of Yuzu olive oil, honey and ground ginger. Add salt and pepper.

7

Pour the dressing on your salad ans serve.

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Sev
    Wednesday September 25th, 2019 at 10:31 AM

    The nectarine is a great idea! I often add apple and pear into my salads.

    • Reply
      Emma
      Wednesday September 25th, 2019 at 08:47 PM

      Great combo indeed !

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