Have a different salad around the world with 3 great recipes
With summer slowly slipping through our fingers, getting one last trip in is a challenge with daily routines back in play, school is back in session and the holidays around the corner. Take an international vacation from the comforts of your own kitchen (no passport needed) with these three salad recipes, bringing you the tastes of Italy, Indonesia, and China.
Let’s begin our trip to the country that brought us pizza, pasta and the famous artist Leonardo Da Vinci… Italy! This Tuscan white bean Italian salad features a rich three cheese Italian dressing, paired with fresh rosemary, artichokes, and cannellini beans – a combination that will make you think you’re dining at a little café in the middle of downtown Milan. Full recipe here
Let’s take a detour to Southeast Asia for a salad that places you right on the sandy beaches of Bali. This Indonesian chicken and rice salad is jam-packed with flavor from the juicy chopped chicken breast to the rich mild spice flavors of curry. The recipe is then topped off with Thai peanut dressing and sauce and a fat free raspberry vinaigrette for a sweet finish. This meal is an enjoyable combination of savory spice and tangy sweetness. Full recipe here
Take a rest stop on your delicious international vacation in China with this sesame ginger chicken salad sure to send your taste buds on the sweetest trip through the Pacific Ocean. The sesame ginger dressing, honey glazed almond and mandarin oranges give the salad its tangy sweetness alongside the chicken breast. The Chow Mein noodle toppings add a crunchy finish to this tasty salad. Full recipe here.