Many people in the post-Soviet space the word "salad" and today is associated with a mixed set of products, all generously seasoned with your favorite sauce. Proponents of a healthy diet, as well as those who observe the Orthodox fasts, often at the cost of Herculean efforts will forbid themselves to even look in the direction of these tasty, but nutritious meals. However, there are many time-tested recipes vegetable salads, based on cereals, vegetables, legumes, mushrooms. And, most importantly, in vegetable salads, not a drop of mayonnaise or sour cream.We offer you a selection of recipes for delicious vegetable salads with photos.

Potato salad

This dish is also sometimes called salad - transformer, since its recipe is "mobile", that is, it easily changes to our taste preferences or desires - it is enough just to add your favorite vegetables.

  • small potatoes – 500 g
  • cucumbers – 2 PCs
  • parsley and dill – 1 bunch
  • cleaned nuts (usually pine)
  • refined vegetable oil – 4-5 art. spoons
  • sesame oil and lemon juice – 2 tbsp
  • liquid honey and sweet Dijon mustard – 1 tbsp

Step-by-step recipe:

  1. Mix vegetable, sesame oil, lemon juice, honey and mustard – this dressing for our salad. You can lightly salt.
  2. Potato boil in "uniform". Clean.
  3. Cut into quarters, but if very small – in two.
  4. Mix with the dressing.
  5. Let stand.
  6. At this time on a dry pan lightly, until Golden brown fry the nuts.
  7. Cucumbers cut into thin slices or circles.
  8. Add the cucumbers to the salad. Mix.
  9. Sprinkle with nuts.

All. Delicious vegetable potato salad is ready. Fans of the experiment can, as already mentioned, to add any ingredients – tomatoes, onion, peas, olives, etc. Create health!

Vegetable salad with carrots and beets

Dieticians unanimously assert that the most useful for the body are those vegetables and fruits that grow on beds in your area. And if so, then we offer you a recipe for cooking one of the most useful salads.

  • beets – 500 g
  • carrots – 300 g
  • green onions - 1 beam
  • natural yogurt – 130 ml
  • ground ginger and chili powder – a pinch
  • liquid honey - 1 teaspoon

Step-by-Step Recipe:

  1. Mix the yogurt, chilli, ginger and honey is a filling
  2. Beets and carrots (raw!) grate (as you like it – large or small). Transfer to a bowl. Mix.
  3. Cut onion finely to dobaviti to the roots
  4. Mix well. To fill. If necessary, add salt.

Your lean salad is ready. Piquancy taste can be given by sprinkling crushed peanuts into large crumbs. Bon Appetit!