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The best green salads to take care of your health

Stephany Sánchez
6 min read
Green salads

When we hear about green salads, we usually avoid them by naively thinking that they are not delicious enough.

If we prepare a recipe for green salads ideally, we will not only be able to eat healthy, but we will also taste the vegetables uniquely. In the end, you can eat healthy and delicious, thanks to these dishes.

That is why we will present a brief selection of the best types of green salads below.

The best green salad recipes

We will present and explain the procedure of the most delicious recipes that you should know.

Coleslaw with broccoli and green apple

Coleslaw with broccoli and green apples

It is one of the best green salads with fruits, as the flavor of the apple integrates perfectly with the other green vegetables.

Ingredients

  • Half a tablespoon of chile de arbol (preferably in oil)

  • Two cups of shredded cabbage.

  • Three tablespoons of lemon juice.

  • One cup of shredded lettuce stalk.

  • A tablespoon of mustard.

  • One and a half cups of raw broccoli.

  • Two tablespoons of honey.

  • Half a cup of sunflower seeds. Toast them to use in the salad.

  • Four tablespoons of olive oil.

  • Half a cup of green apple.

Preparation

  1. Chop all the ingredients very finely.

  2. In a small bowl, first mix the honey, mustard, and lemon juice. Next, add the chili and olive oil. Finally, add salt and pepper to taste.

  3. In a larger bowl, add the rest of the vegetables and at the end add the dressing prepared from the previous step.

  4. Add salt and pepper to taste in the salad and serve to consume.

Green salad with avocados

Green salad with avocados

It is one of the best green salad recipes, thanks to the fact that it combines the delicious flavor of avocado with other vegetables and a rich dressing.

Ingredients

  • Salt and pepper to taste.

  • 100 grams of lettuce.

  • A pinch of sesame seeds.

  • A fresh tomato.

  • A tablespoon of honey

  • 100 grams of cucumber.

  • A tablespoon of olive oil overflowing.

  • A medium and fresh avocado.

  • A fresh lemon.

Preparation

  1. Prepare all the ingredients by washing them and cutting them into regular and medium pieces.

  2. In a large bowl, add the lettuce (previously chopped), the tomato and the cucumber.

  3. Add the drops of lemon, honey and olive oil to dress your salad. Mix so that everything integrates very well.

  4. Add the avocado pieces to the salad and mix carefully. Don't let the avocado fall apart while mixing.

  5. Serve the salad on the plate and then add the sesame seeds.

Salad with avocado and mango

Green salad with avocado and mango

This is one of the best and unconventional green salad recipes. When you try it, you will be surprised how well mango combines with vegetables.

Ingredients

  • Salt and pepper to taste.

  • One unit of avocado.

  • Olive oil (sufficient quantity)

  • 200 grams of mango.

  • Balsamic vinegar (sufficient quantity)

  • 150 grams of baked tomatoes.

  • Salted almonds (sufficient quantity)

  • A romaine lettuce.

  • Walnuts (sufficient quantity)

Preparation

  1. Wash the lettuce leaves and cut them into medium pieces, about 4 centimeters. Soak for a few minutes in apple cider vinegar, wash again in water and remove excess water. Place it in a large bowl.

  2. Cut the avocado into medium pieces and add them to the bowl with the lettuce. Similarly, cut the mango and tomato into small pieces and add them to the bowl.

  3. Add a few drops of balsamic vinegar and a little olive oil to taste.

  4. Add a little salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Toast the almonds a little over medium heat and with a little oil, until they turn golden and add a little salt to them. Finally, add them to the salad bowl.

  6. To finish, serve the salad accompanying your favorite dish.

Green salad with chicken

Green salad with chicken

It is a great recipe because it integrates the animal protein from the chicken with the healthy vegetables.

Ingredients

  • A fresh lemon.

  • Two chicken breasts.

  • Half a cup of olive oil.

  • A cup of cream.

  • A cup of black quinoa.

  • A cup of Roquefort cheese.

  • A cup of white quinoa (this must be cooked)

  • Three cups of spinach.

  • A cup of red quinoa (this must also be cooked).

  • Three cups of arugula.

  • Three cups of cut lettuce

Preparation

  1. Wash the breasts, remove the skin and in a pan previously greased with oil, grill the breasts until they are golden brown.

  2. Once the breasts are roasted, cut them into medium pieces. Reservation.

  3. In a large enough bowl, mix the cream and cheese, then add salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Add the chicken breast cuts, and add the lettuce, spinach, arugula and quinoas. Later, you can garnish a little with lemon zest and a little olive oil to taste.

  5. Mix all the ingredients in the bowl very well so that they integrate well and serve on a plate with your favorite dish.

Salad with red berries

Green salad with red berries

It is a salad that perfectly complements not only the flavors, but also the colors.

Ingredients

  • A tablespoon of honey

  • Two cups of spinach, lettuce, and arugula combined.

  • Two tablespoons of canola oil.

  • Five halved strawberries or ten raspberries.

  • Four medium-sized strawberries. (Put them aside)

  • 10 blueberries.

Preparation

  1. Wash the spinach leaves and lettuce very well and add apple cider vinegar and then with a little water. Subsequently, dry carefully so as not to affect its aroma.

  2. In a blender, add the 4 strawberries, honey, oil and the lemon juice. Turn on the blender and let them blend for a couple of minutes. In this way we will have our dressing ready.

  3. In a large enough bowl, add the leaves washed in step 1 and add the fruits.

  4. Finally, bathe the salad prepared in the previous step with the dressing prepared previously.

Conclusions of green salads

The green salad recipe is ideal for those who want to start eating healthy, but still eat delicious. If this is what you want, we recommend you choose which of these recipes is the one you prefer and do not hesitate to prepare it at home.

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