Wellness & Natural Food

Hearty winter salad

Written by Veronica Lavenia

Hearty Autumn/Winter salad is an ode to wellness and cold season.

Apparently, the ingredients with which to create rich dishes do not seem to stand in comparison with the variety of summer vegetables. In truth, fantasy is the ingredient that makes home cooking so special and allows you to create simple, tasty dishes with high nutritional value such as this delicious salad.

This hearty salad is made with fresh, organic vegetables from the garden so rich in nutrients. 

Hearty winter salad: Ingredients

Serves 2-4

200 g (7 oz) little spinach

150 g (5 oz) aragula-rocket

80 g (3 oz) radicchio

10 whole almonds

10 dried figs

4 tbsp extra virgin oil

2 tsbp apple cider vinegar

The juice of one lemon

Pinch of sea salt 

2 granny Smith apple

Hearty winter salad: Method

  1. Wash and dry the spinach, the aragula-rocket and the radicchio. Cut the vegetables.
  2. Toast the whole almonds. Cut the dried figs. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  3. In another bowl, prepare the emulsion with olive oil, apple vinegar, lemon and salt.
  4. Wash, dry, and cut off the apple. into segment. Add the apple to the salad.
  5. Season with the sauce and serve.

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About the author

Veronica Lavenia

PhD (former University academic). Italian based (food) writer and magazine contributor. Authors of six books (five cookbooks), some of her works have appeared and appears in the most popular International food magazine, as “Gluten-free Heaven”; "Vegetarian Living"; "Veggie Magazine"; "Lifestyle FOOD"; "Australian Good Food & Travel Guide; "Chickpea";" TML" (The Mediterranean lifestyle), among others. EVOO Communicator.