June 24, 2017

Cuban Pineapple - Strawberry Salad | Vegan and GF Salad recipes | Summer recipes

Summer meals are salads mostly for us. While its not exactly summer in my country, it is so for most of the northern hemisphere. So, here is a quick salad thats apt for those potlucks / parties . With no slaving at the stove, this is a great make-ahead dish too. 

I adapted this from here, and substituted the protein (chicken)  with moong sprouts (yes, I promise - next time it shall be a larger portion :)) We loved it a lot and sure to make it the next time we have ripe sweet pineapples which are a must for this salad.

Funnily enough, my elder one who doesn't like pineapples dug into this salad. Its quite catchy on the eye with its vibrant colours and I particularly liked this salad for the addition of scallions and some other flavouring.

Prep time : 15 mins , serves : 2

What you need
Pineapple cubes - 3/4 cup
Cubed strawberry  - 1/4 cup
Cucumbers (seedless) - cubed (1/4 cup)
Red peppers - 1/4 cup - I subbed with onions
Sprouts - 2 TBSP
chopped scallions - 1 TBSP
Chopped cilantro  - 1 tsp
dressing : Lemon juice 3 tsp +2 TBSP warm olive oil + 1/2 tsp ground cumin+ 1/2 tsp salt

In a large bowl, stir together lime juice, oil, salt and cumin until blended.

Add pineapple chunks, cucumber, cilantro, onions, sprouts and scallions; toss to mix and coat.
Chill and serve.

This week we have Latin American Cuisine so sending to BM #77

9 comments:

  1. I like salads with lemon dressing , these are light and taste best . A colourful salad which would please me .

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  2. That's my kind of salad, looks so delicious. I love fruits in my salad.

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  3. That is our fav lemon dressing too. Vibrant salad for sure.

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  4. Delicious and colourful. Love the lemon dressing on any salad.

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  5. colorful and appetizing looking

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  6. That's one crunchy my kind of salad. Simply love it.

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  7. Such a gorgeous and very catchy salad, love anything with strawberries.

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  8. Pineapple and Strawberry ,such a fusion of tropical flavours!!

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