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Recipe Type: Salad

Mozzarella Starters

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We all know the Italian Caprese salad which is made with mozzarella and fresh tomatoes. For a change, I tried other ways of presenting mozzarella. One is with raw courgette noodles and the second is with sun dried tomatoes. These easy to prepare starters are really appreciated by my family ...

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Itch – Armenian Bulgur Salad aka Armenian Tabbouleh

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Armenian cuisine is connected to the geographical dispersion of its people. On their exodus, the Armenian diaspora picked new ingredients, new flavours and added them to their original homeland cooking. Thousands of Armenians arrived to Lebanon, when the Ottoman Empire started the massacre of their people, between 1915 and 1917. ...

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Green or White Cabbage Salad

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This Lebanese salad is refreshing, tangy, garlicky, nutritious and simple to make. The leaves are finely shredded then tossed with olive oil, mashed garlic and lemon juice. Sometimes I like to add to it some more nutrients such as cooked beetroot, tomatoes, peppers or herbs (basil, mint or parsley).

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Butter Beans Salad

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This is my version of this Lebanese style beans salad. Butter Beans (also known as Lima beans) are large, flat and white dried beans. It’s difficult to find fresh butter beans (and hence the use of dried beans). They have a buttery texture and are a good source of fiber, ...

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Mashed Potato and Spinach Salad

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This dish is inspired from an existing Lebanese dish made with mashed potatoes and dressed as a salad. Although it might seem unusual to have mashed potato, mixed with spinach, as a salad, it is really tasty! And the extra fibre from the spinach makes this dish more colourful and ...

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Guacamole – Mexican Mashed Avocado

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i believe Guacamole, which is made mainly of avocados (native to Mexico), is one of the most famous Mexican dishes. It was created by the ancient Aztecs and is now very popular around the world. Avocados are tasty and known to be of high nutritional value. You can eat Guacamole ...

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Rocket (Arugula or Rucola) Salad with Parmesan

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This peppery plant is full of healthy benefits such as vitamins K, C and A. In addition, it contains fibre, folate and iron. It also contains 2 antioxidants that boost eyesight and protect the macula of your eyes from degeneration! There are 2 types of rocket salad: the common rocket ...

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Potato Salad – Mediterranean Style

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We all know potato salad made with mayonnaise. This version is “healthier”, more colourful and has no mayonnaise. It is good as a vegan meal, on its own, or as an accompaniment to any meat, fish or chicken dish. You can add or replace the herbs that are in this ...

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Cooked Spinach Salad

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It’s never too much to include spinach, and other greens, quite often in our diets. This inspired recipe has a Lebanese flavour and is really tasty and quick to prepare. In this recipe I use Sumac which is a spice made from ground red berries which grow on a wild ...

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Mizeria – A Polish Radish & Cucumber Salad

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This salad is done with cucumbers only or with both cucumbers and radishes. It’s very popular throughout Poland! This fresh, crunchy, peppery, creamy and delicious salad is a good accompaniment to any meat, poultry or fish dish. ┬áMost of all it is very quick to prepare!  

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