20 Types Of Salads That Contribute To A Healthy Diet

20 Types Of Salads That Contribute To A Healthy Diet

Well everyone loves eating, Don’t they? Be it junk food, home cooked scrumptious meals or salads. Everyone consumes different kinds of meals to stay healthy. Indeed considerably the obsession for healthy. Food amongst the present generation is increasing. Eating and cooking healthy food has become the need of an hour. To have a healthy diet it’s always essential to eat healthy food for the overall betterment of the health. It is not at all restrictive or hard to maintain a good health. A healthy diet improves the overall health. So to stay healthy, salads are something that one can barge on. Below goes a list of salads that which will help in brimming with all kinds of essential nutrients and minerals.

1. Greek Salad

Most of the people thinks this salad is more like a clichéd one which consists of only lettuce and tomatoes as its dressing. This kind of a Salad was included in Greek cuisines. Greek salad was made of Olives, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Feta Cheese, Onions with a little bit of salt and Oregano and dressed with olive oil.


Russian Salad

The taste and the texture of this salad is quite different from the standard salads. The veggies included in this are boiled rather than raw ones. The Russian Salad includes Boiled Potatoes, Carrots, Peas, Olive Oil, Salt, French Beans stringed and cut. All these ingredients are mixed with mayonnaise giving it a good taste. Russian salad is an all time favourite of people out there. India as this salad gives a good aroma and also a good taste under one plate.

3.Green Bean Salad

This salad will be ready within a fraction of minuscule minutes. The ingredients are Garlic, Green Beans, Salt, Bell Peppers, Cherry Tomato and Olive Oil. Even though the ingredients seem a little less but this salad is surely stomach filling and can be had as a brunch.


4.Simple Green Salad With Lemon Dressing

This turns out to be another simple salad the ingredients that make this one tasty are Lettuce, Radish, Pepper, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Basil, Mint, Salt and a drizzle of lemon on the top that adds an ultimate taste to the salad giving a bit of tangy taste to the tongue.


5.Caesar Salad

This salad always looks impressive after its dressing. A classic Caesar salad with Romanian lettuce with Parmesan cheese, Lemon juice, Olive oil and Eggs, Worcestershire Sauce, Anchovies, Garlic and Black Pepper.


6.Tomatoes And Corn Salad

The combination of tomatoes and corn surely gives a good taste beyond one’s imagination. The ingredients required are also quite limited all you need is white Vinegar, Red Ripened Tomatoes and Boiled Corn or even raw would do if you want the juiciness. Basil leaves, Coriander leaves, Salt and Parmesan Cheese.


7. Bitter Gourd Salad

If you like bitter gourd this is one of the best salads a bitter gourd lover should barge on. Scrape the sides, Peel the tomatoes and add finely sliced onions and tomatoes along with the chopped bitter guard and add a little turmeric powder and red chilly powder to make it a bit spicy.bitter-gourd-salad

8.Blueberries Hazelnut Salad

This is a fluffy salad with bursting blueberries and handful of hazelnuts. This one is a quick, easy and a tasty salad tossed with Balsamic Berry Vinaigrette, topped with crumbled goat Cheese and fine hazelnuts. This can either be had as a brunch or a supper. This salad can also be dressed in yogurt or lemon.


9. Warm Mushroom Salad In Garlic

Garlic being an important ingredient for most of the dishes, which is like the need for an hour to give a good taste. Mushrooms and garlic surprisingly go well together. Button Mushrooms, Crimini mushrooms or Oyster mushrooms can be used. All you need is Olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, Finely tossed garlic using olive oil, Lettuce and Salt.


10.Fish Salad

This salad will be a fantastic one if fennel and olives are combined with it. Fresh fish and seafood salads are the best ways to keep the meals delicious and healthy. The ingredients included are Extra virgin olive oil, Lettuce can be used an alternative with onions. The fish needs to be first steamed with pepper and salt or it can be grilled with oyster sauce giving it a smoky flavour. Toss herbs to combine along with olives.


11.Tofu Salad

This salad can taste exceedingly well if egg yolk is added to it. Tofu’s are something that one must have to stay healthy. Here’s a salad for all the tofu and veggie lovers. The ingredients included are tamarind pulp, salt, Tofu, finely chopped ginger and garlic, red chilly sauce and tomato ketchup.


12. Thai Fish Salad

Thai cuisines always add flavor and texture to the food. Thai Salads are something that can never be tasteless. Famed with spiciness they give a spicy flavour. The Thai fish has to be boneless with a simple dressing of Green chilly sauce, add orange zest, salt, shallots and chillies, grate some ginger on the top and add fish sauce and toss the mixture.


13.Cheeses And Broccoli Salad

This one is my personal favourite any flavor of cheese can be used according to one’s requirement. This one’s an easy and delicious salad full of cheese, Broccoli Florets and Cauliflower can be added. There is no need for much dressing just add a little bit of salt and boil the broccoli if you don’t want the raw taste. After the salad is ready add a little bit of oregano and refrigerate it.cheeze-and-brocalli-salad

14. Bacon Caprese Salad

Ideally, summer is the season where people prefer to indulge more on salads rather than cooking meals at home. Bacon salads are something that satisfies the cravings without much effort in cooking. This salad is certainly for all Bacon lovers. Roasted garlic along with crispy fried bacon adds a savory flavour to the salad. The ingredients apart from these two are sliced shallots, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, paprika and oregano along with salt.bacon-caprese-salad

15.Avocado Salad

Avocados are something that highly contribute to staying healthy and fit and provide nutrients to our body. The ingredients included are cilantro, fresh avocados, yogurt, bell peppers, salt and pepper. Olives can be added as an alternative to bell pepper.avocado-salad

16. Peach And Apple Salad

Even though apple and peach are two different variants. The combination of the Two adds a good flavor to the salad. This one is perfect for the summer adventure. The ingredients required are peaches, apples, blueberries if needed, walnuts and grate some cheese on the top and add a spoon of honey giving it a sweet taste.peach-and-apple-salad

17.Mint Cucumber Salad

This might seem a tasteless salad where it includes a taste of only two ingredients but its certainly not. Perfect for the summers to keep our body cool. Cucumbers certainly are known as the best coolants. The ingredients included and finely chopped cucumbers with mint and coriander leaves and white wine vinegar. All you need to do is refrigerate it. mint-cucumber-salad

18.Italian Salad

This kind of a salad is included in the Italian cuisine. The ingredients included are vegetable oil, lemon juice, vinegar, granulated sugar, onion salt, thyme leaves, paprika and garlic cloves crushed, tomatoes, lettuce and onions. Combine all the ingredients and whisk well. Transfer to an air tight jar and refrigerate.


19. Refreshing Prawn And Lettuce Salad

For all seafood lovers, this one’s a perfect salad. All you need is prawns (a count of say 25 would do), Cherry tomatoes, lettuce leaves, olive oil, lemon juice, and crush a few black peppercorns on the top. Marinate the prawns with salt and pepper and grill and then toss all the ingredients with prawns and serve. You can also add beans sprout to it for a healthy bite.


20. Asian Glass Noodle Salad

It’s always not a necessity that all salads should combine only vegetables noodles can also act as a good substitute. The ingredients included are Asian glass noodles, green cucumber, bean curd, soya sauce, garlic, salt and sugar. Soak the glass noodles in cold water. Scrape the bean curd nicely and toss all the ingredients adding soya sauce, garlic, salt and sugar.asian-glass-noodle-salad