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Sweet Summer Salad

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $0.94

$0.94 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 4th of july,summer,vegetarian,gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian side dish,salad
spoonacular Score:75%

Spoonacular Score: 75%

 

Sweet Summer Salad requires about approximately 45 minutes from start to finish. This recipe serves 4 and costs 94 cents per serving. One serving contains 164 calories, 5g of protein, and 8g of fat. It works well as an inexpensive side dish for The Fourth Of July. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. Head to the store and pick up bibb lettuce, black beans, olive oil, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and lacto ovo vegetarian diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 75%. This score is solid. Similar recipes are Summer Sweet Grape Salad, Summer Sweet Corn Salad, and Sweet Summer Black Bean Salad.

Salad works really well with Chardonnay, Gruener Veltliner, and Sauvignon Blanc. Sauvignon Blanc and Gruner Veltliner both have herby notes that complement salads with enough acid to match tart vinaigrettes, while a Chardonnay can be a good pick for creamy salad dressings. The Hay Shed Hill Pitchfork Chardonnay with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 19 dollars per bottle.

Hay Shed Hill Pitchfork Chardonnay

 Brilliant appearance, pale straw with green hues. Fermentation in stainless steel tank allows the full expression of Chardonnay fruit aroma without the influence of oak or lees resulting in a bright, clean tropical fruit bouquet. The palate is rich with tropical fruits, clean zippy acidity balances the sweet fruit character resulting in a bright fresh flavorsome palate. When good quality Chardonnay is used unwooded Chardonnay takes on a whole new level of depth and intensity.

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Ingredients

Servings:
7
7  radishes
radishes
1 cup
1 cup cooked black beans
cooked black beans
1
1  cucumber
cucumber
2 small
2 small zucchini
zucchini
1 Handful
1 Handful fresh basil
fresh basil
2 cups
2 cups green bibb lettuce
green bibb lettuce
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp honey
honey
1
1  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
7  radishes
7
radishes
1 cup cooked black beans
1 cup
cooked black beans
1  cucumber
1
cucumber
2 small zucchini
2 small
zucchini
1 Handful fresh basil
1 Handful
fresh basil
2 cups green bibb lettuce
2 cups
green bibb lettuce
2 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps
olive oil
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp
honey
1  lime (juice)
1
lime (juice)
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper

Equipment

whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl


Instructions

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lime, honey, and salt and pepper to combine. Slice the radishes and zucchini into thin rounds. Peel and halve the cucumber, scoop out the seeds and dice into small pieces. Chop the lettuce into strips to create 2 cups of greens. In a large bowl, combine the radish, cucumber, black beans, greens and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add desired amount of fresh basil (chopped or slivered). Pour the dressing over the vegetables and allow to marinate for an hour. You may not need to use all of the dressing, so bottle it up and save it for another salad

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.94
Ingredient
7 radishes
1 cup cooked black beans
1 cucumber
2 smalls zucchini
1 Handful fresh basil
2 cups green bibb lettuce
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 lime (juice)
Price
$0.12
$0.26
$0.72
$0.68
$0.08
$0.91
$0.33
$0.14
$0.26
$0.25
$3.75

Tips

Health Tips

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

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Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

  • Beans freeze well, so don't throw out your leftovers!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
163k Calories
5g Protein
7g Total Fat
20g Carbs
38% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
163k
8%

Fat
7g
12%

  Saturated Fat
1g
7%

Carbohydrates
20g
7%

  Sugar
7g
9%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
60mg
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
11%

Vitamin K
39µg
38%

Folate
109µg
27%

Fiber
5g
21%

Vitamin C
17mg
21%

Manganese
0.42mg
21%

Vitamin A
1033IU
21%

Potassium
501mg
14%

Magnesium
55mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.17mg
11%

Phosphorus
110mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.19mg
10%

Iron
1mg
10%

Copper
0.19mg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
8%

Vitamin B2
0.12mg
7%

Zinc
0.89mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.47mg
5%

Calcium
45mg
5%

Vitamin B3
0.64mg
3%

Selenium
0.95µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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