Today, there are so many salads celery. They have taken a worthy place in the menu of the most expensive restaurants around the world, and later, thanks to the dissemination of information about the beneficial properties of this vegetable, "moved" to the cuisine of many housewives. He does not have bright and rich flavor, so things culinary virtuosos recommend adding to dishes berry, fruit, meat and seafood flavors.
Salads with celery quite simple to prepare, but even with such characteristics, as a result they hit their flavors. This dish, combined with shrimp, oranges, chicken, nuts and other ingredients that enhance any holiday table, and its simpler version, for example, white cabbage and carrots, seasoned with olive oil, is a great addition to your daily diet. Having mastered these simple recipes you can prepare delicious and healthy food at a time. Well, proceed?
A simple salad with celery and apples
Eating celery stalk, according to research by renowned nutritionists, it helps get rid of problems with blood pressure, strengthen the immune system that will allow you to survive the disease without the cold season. Also, if you watch her figure and fight against excess weight, this vegetable should become permanent "residents" of your fridge - it removes from the human body toxins. Therefore, we propose to include in your diet salad of celery stalks with juicy apples and nuts.
For the salad:
two green (take small) Apple
100 grams of walnuts (or other) nuts
250 grams of celery stalk
one tablespoon of sour lemon juice
For the sauce:
four large spoons are not very heavy cream
100 grams of gourmet mayonnaise
lemon juice - two tablespoons
add to taste freshly ground pepper (black) and sodium chloride
fresh herbs and salad leaves
Naturally, it should first be washed and cleaned (where appropriate) the products from the skin, namely, celery, apples and nuts. The stems of vegetables cut into thin strips, and the fruits - small cubes. To both ingredients in the cooking process is not darkened, and sprinkle them with lemon juice.
Now make the sauce: it connect in a deep piala gourmet mayonnaise, salt and a little pepper, and a well-whipped cream. Fill with the mixture celery, apples and walnuts (after a clean, grind them with a knife). Stir the finished weight and put in the refrigerator for one to two hours.
Eating is always a pleasure of beautiful dishes, with a decent serving. Therefore, place on a large plate of lettuce leaves, and on top - the finished dish, sprinkled with chopped parsley or pre dill. Bon Appetit!
Salad "Celery Spring" with sesame seeds and apple
We offer another option of easy salad. For the filling, we used the deli mayonnaise, but if desired can safely replace it with olive oil. It is better to add refined - it does not give a taste of bitterness. Also a suitable sauce: crushed (fork or spoon) low-fat cottage cheese, combined with sour cream and lemon juice. This dish can not only get rid of the feeling of hunger, but also a moment to lighten the mood! Do not believe? And you try!
sesame seeds - two tablespoons
350 grams of celery stalk (you can use root)
one large sour-sweet apple
100 grams of good cheese durum (approach "Dutch" or "Russian")
salt and black pepper - at your discretion
three tablespoons of light mayonnaise
Clean off all the excess celery stalks and cut them middle-sized pieces. Remove the apple peel, remove the core and seeds, then divide into thin slices, and grate the cheese on a grater thick strips. Put all of the products in a salad bowl, add sesame seeds, a little freshly ground black or white pepper, a pinch of salt and mayonnaise. The resulting mixture was stir well with a spoon and place in portions into small bowls.
It turns out that healthy food can be delicious: a salad - true proof!
"Incredible fun" salad with chicken and celery
Of course, vegetable salads are very useful, because they do not harm the figure, but after eating this food, repeated hunger occurs within one to two hours. Therefore, if you want to feed your man in this dish, add the some meat products. We propose to introduce chicken - white meat is easily digested, and like many.
One large fresh cucumber
25 grams, peeled and chopped, walnuts (or other) nuts
celery stalks - put at its discretion
four tablespoons not very fat sour cream
Pinch of sea salt
150 grams of raw mushrooms (can use canned)
freshly ground white or black pepper - optional
250 grams of fresh chicken
Cut the celery stalks with a knife. If you use the root, the first clean it from the skin, then grate. Salt is just beginning to boil water and boil it in chicken. When it has cooled, divide it by hand into thin meat fibers.
Red-hot frying pan, pour in a small amount of olive oil, and here lay the diced mushrooms. Stirring constantly, fry until golden brown (keep the fire just a couple of minutes). Now clean the nuts, grind them, and not thick cucumber cut into sticks. All the ingredients mentioned above, connect in a deep bowl, to your taste salt and pepper. Fill the dish with sour cream and mix thoroughly.
No need to use exactly the boiled chicken. Fillets can rub a clove of garlic, sprinkled with fragrant Provencal herbs and fry in a skillet, some baked it in the oven. The golden color of the meat will give the salad an extra kick. In addition, we recommend that fans of mayonnaise sauce make this product - mix it with lemon juice and season the dish. And if you do not have fresh mushrooms, grab canned (fit even homemade dried mushrooms). However, they must be soaked in hot water for ten to fifteen minutes, and then fry in a skillet.
Festive Salad "Lucien"
Want to try something different? We offer this recipe. The combination of foods such as carrots, sweet onions, chicken, celery and pomegranate will appeal to young and old. Lettuce turns very colorful, bright and incredibly delicious.
For the salad:
one large carrot
Crimean purple onion - one piece
one middle chicken breast
eggs - two pieces
four or five stalks of celery
pomegranate seeds - at your discretion
green onions - optional
For the sauce:
two tablespoons of cream store (fit 25%)
salad mayonnaise - a big spoon
one teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ready
½ small spoonful of curry powder
Cook in a pan chicken breast and carrots. You can do it in a different container, but in a way carrots will gather a full flavor of the broth, making the dish will still taste better. Then cut the meat into medium pieces and fry in olive oil on all sides. Readiness to identify easily - the chicken will be pale golden and rosy.
Boil hard boiled eggs, so that they will have cooled, place them under the ice-cold water, then peel and cut into small cubes and celery stalks - small pieces, finely chop the onion. As for the carrot, it can grate, or else cut into strips.
To prepare sauce, combine the mayonnaise in one piala not very greasy cream, Worcestershire sauce and ready to curry - mix well and fill the salad. It is not necessary to salt - thanks filling dish out quite salty.
If there is no curry, use plain mustard powder or grains, having left enough time, Worcestershire sauce can cook yourself. His recipe you will find in any cookbook. Be creative in your pleasure!
Sweet salad with celery and canned pineapple
As much as we might wish, but people can not control nature. Summer is coming to an end, and you only remember the warm days but admire the remains have not yet fully descended sunburn. Why be sad, if you can arrange a friendly party, view photos, and find autumn without melancholy. In this case suitable recipe for the sweet salad with pineapple and celery stalks. The perfect complement to it will be cold champagne.
For the salad:
fresh or canned pineapple
250 grams of celery stalk
pinch of salt
black pepper and powdered sugar - to taste
For the sauce:
olive oil - three tablespoons
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
for decoration can take lettuce
Drain the cans of pineapple excess fluid and cut it slices over medium cubes. If you are cooking a dish of fresh fruit, the first properly remove its peel, and then to cut with a knife. Celery cut into thin circles. Now prepare the sauce. To do this, a mix of olive oil, powdered sugar, fresh sour lemon juice, add salt and a little black pepper, then pour in a mixture of celery with pineapple and mix. The bottom of the dish, which will serve the dish, Shots bright lettuce leaves and top with the finished dish. You want it something to decorate? Use a fresh mint or parsley.
Salad "Fruit" with fresh kiwi and celery
Another reminder of the summer - a fruit salad. It can be served on the holiday table as a dessert or treat a loved one, adding to the warm embrace of the dish, hot kisses and good wine.
two fresh kiwi
200 grams of celery stalks
two large tablespoons of brandy quality
low-fat (25-30 percent) cream - half cup
one tablespoon of soy sauce (if you do not like it, do not use)
First you need to make dressing. Use a fork or whisk well Venichka special soy sauce with cream and brandy (optional you can add a little salt), put it on a very low heat, and do not forget to interfere with regularly, to boil until half the liquid has evaporated. But in any case do not bring to a boil, otherwise you will spoil everything! When the mixture is ready, cover it with a lid and put to cool.
Now remove the kiwi brown skin, clean the celery and cut two products into small pieces. Put them in layers in prepared for this salad bowl, sprinkling each row sauce. You can make the outlet of the lettuce and garnish with her dish.
Many mistaken, believing that healthy foods taste good and fresh. Having prepared a couple of salads, you'll see how it may be appetizing dish of celery. Do it with mayonnaise or sour cream, olive oil; combined with vegetable fruits will be even more delicious and low-calorie salad would be if fill its fresh juice, low-fat natural yogurt or cream. Prepare fresh quality products paired with a great mood, and then each dish will be your little culinary masterpiece. Good luck!
We strongly recommend to read: How to make a fruit salad