Filling: the main violin in the salad song — 8 great recipes!

Any salad begins its existence after cooking the filling. If the salad is a good dressing, it is able to present the taste of any ingredients. This is the main violin in salad compositions, which is often neglected. And for good reason.

Nothing can ruin a salad like a bad gas station, its insufficient quantity, or even its absence.

Remember the Caesar salad, where the first attempt feels distinct flavour of the refills that with nothing to confuse or salad Nicoise - where wine vinegar so successfully emphasizes the taste of the tuna and green beans, or coleslaw, where simple ingredients are strung together a wonderful creamy dressing.

With our recipes and Your imagination You will be able to skomponovat a variety of simple and complex unique salad that will complement the main dish or main dish as a light dinner or lunch.






As for a simple salad as a complement to the main dish, just have good filling and salad or leafy greens of some kind of cabbage or just some chopped vegetables mixed together.

Creating your complex salads, which should serve as a main dish, remember a few rules:

1) Select the gas station and the corresponding form of salad greens or cabbage which will form the basis of salad. To bitter types of salad greens (Chicory, frisée) are more suitable for a sweet filling, crunchy types of salad greens and cabbage, are more suitable cream filling. And the more tender salad greens, the more liquid and easy to be refilling;

2) Choose ingredients that are well linked and provide variety in taste and texture:

something hearty meat, seafood, eggs and / or cheese;

Something juicy: tomatoes, cucumbers, berries or fruits, caramelized onion, etc.;

Something crunchy: nuts, seeds or croutons, and the like;

Something savory flavor (not necessarily spicy): fragrant herbs, chili peppers, chopped marinated vegetables, Mature cheese, fried bacon, and the like.

3) Refill the salad just before serving so that the vegetables and salad greens stayed fresh and crisp.

  

Asian salad dressing:

 

Liquid dressing for salads to Asian dishes. Goes well with salad greens, cabbage and cucumbers.

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 tbsp sesame oil (you can substitute any vegetable)
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, brush
  • 1 cm fresh ginger root, peel
  • 1 tbsp sesame beans, browned in a dry frying pan
 

1) All the ingredients for the filling except the sesame seeds, place in the bowl of a blender. Whisk until smooth.

2) Add sesame seeds and mix well.

 

Classic French salad dressing:

 

Suitable for almost all vegetables and salad greens.

  • 9 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 teaspoon hot mustard
  • 1 clove of garlic, squeeze
 

All the ingredients for the filling to put in a small bowl and whisk until smooth.

 

Italian salad dressing:

 

In Italy filled salads is very simple. Oil and balsamic vinegar or lemon juice. This gas station is somewhat more complicated and richer taste in the Italian taste range. Suitable for any vegetables and salad greens. This dressing would also be a great addition to vegetables from the grill.

  • 9 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 branch of Basil, leaves only
  • 5 grams of cheese Grana Padana or Parmesan, finely grated
 

All the ingredients for the filling, place in the bowl of a blender. Whisk until smooth.






Herbal salad dressing:

 

Rich flavor dressing. Perfect for any salad greens and most vegetables, especially tomatoes. Perfectly complement the taste of boiled eggs as applications in salads.

  • 9 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 bulb shallot, finely chopped (you can substitute 1/4 small red or white onion)
  • 1 branch of tarragon or a few branches of parsley, or a branch of thyme, leaves only, finely chopped
 

Oil and vinegar mix until smooth. Add onion and herb to choose from, and mix well.

 

American salad dressing, coleslaw:

 

Creamy thick filling which is best suited to different types of cabbage and hard vegetables ( cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots and the like).

  • 150 grams of homemade mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon hot mustard
  • 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. honey
 

All the ingredients for the filling to put in a small bowl and whisk until smooth.






Creamy salad dressing:

 

Thick and creamy filling based on homemade mayonnaise and cream. Suitable for most types of cabbage and hard vegetables. Goes well as a dip for fresh vegetables or chips.

  • 80 grams of homemade mayonnaise
  • 80 ml cream 20%
  • 1 teaspoon hot mustard
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 bunch of onions used chopped
  • 1 tsp capers, finely chopped
 

All the ingredients for the filling to put in a small bowl and mix until smooth.

 

Spanish salad dressing:

 

The unusual filling of the products that are the pride of Spain: almonds, sherry vinegar, oranges and olive oil. Dressing is perfect for bitter types of salad greens and beyond. Fruit and nut flavors will enrich even the simplest salad.

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • Juice and chopped zest of 1/2 orange
  • 20 grams of peeled almonds
 

All the ingredients for the filling, place in the bowl of a blender. Whisk until smooth.

 

Thai salad dressing:

 

Cream dressing Thai-Malaysian flavor motifs. Peanut butter lends a creamy consistency and is the basis of this unusual gas station.

  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • Juice of 1-lime th
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sweet and sour chili sauce
 

All the ingredients for the filling to put in a small bowl and mix until smooth.

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