It's summer has come ... And with it - greatthe opportunity to take up finally the fight against excess kilograms. Fruits and vegetables - this is the main weapon in this fight, moreover, the weapon is trouble-free. To give this fight to pleasure is the main advantage of the summer season. And with pleasure, therefore, not exhausting yourself with strict diets, but with joy and without guilt, eating light vegetable salads. For example, salads with tomatoes and cheese. A perfect combination of the taste of fresh tomatoes, the ability to abandon salt and fatty mayonnaise dressings. Take on the arsenal of some recipes for such salads.
Tomato and cheese salad with apples
Cooking time - 30 minutes. Caloric content is minimal. The benefit is enormous. For 2 servings you will need the following ingredients:
- 2 sour apples
- Art. spoon of lemon juice
- 2 stalks of celery
- 2 tbsp. spoons of honey
- 150 g of unsweetened yogurt (3.5% fat).
- 2 tbsp. tablespoons cream
- 1 tbsp. a spoonful of grated ginger root
- 2 tbsp. spoons of sunflower seeds and coconut chips
Preparation: Peel apples, dry with a paper napkin, cut into four parts, cut out the cores, pulp on a large grater and sprinkle with lemon juice immediately. Carrots clean, wash and grate on a large grater. Celery remove rigid fibers, wash, dry with a napkin and cut into very thin slices. Prepared foods mixed and a little sweeten with honey. For the sauce, gently mix yogurt, cream, ginger and honey, all pour sauce and then sprinkle the salad with seeds and coconut shavings. Note: Freshly squeezed orange juice is excellent for this salad.
Tomato and cheese salad with dill
Again, a win-win combination of the taste of tomatoes and cheese, supplemented by the fresh taste of green dill and the astringency of onions. Cooking time - 15 minutes. Ingredients:
- Fresh tomatoes (5 pcs.)
- Head of onions
- 100 g of hard salted cheese
- Fennel greens
- Vegetable oil for dressing
Preparation: Pomidchiki wash and cut into slices, peeled onions - straws. Cheese "increased salinity" we rub on a large grater. All this is put in a salad bowl, mixed and dressed with vegetable oil and dill. Note: For lovers of sharp salads, we recommend using black pepper as a seasoning.
Tomato salad with sheep cheese
Brynza (cheese from sheep's milk) is combined with tomatoes no worse than hard cheeses. We suggest you try to prepare a salad with tomatoes, cheese and sweet Bulgarian pepper. Ingredients:
- Bulgarian pepper
Preparation: Usually, before consumption, too salty cheese is soaked. To make a salad, you do not need to do this. Take a gram of one hundred cheese and rub it on a grater or cut it into small cubes. Piece five tomatoes - slices. The pod of the cleaned red sweet pepper from the seeds is shredded with straw. We will mix everything and fill it with finely chopped cilantro or parsley. Salad ready. No refueling is required - the tomato juice will successfully perform in this capacity.
Tomato salad with melted cheese
One more variant of a tomato-cheese salad. This salad with cheese and tomatoes, however, is filled with mayonnaise. So decide for yourself, whether it is suitable for your summer diet menu. And if it does not work, then add this recipe for the festive table. Ingredients:
- Processed (sausage) cheese
Preparation: Vegetables are well washed and cut. Tomatoes (five to six pieces) - slices, cucumbers (one or two) - straws. Shred the onion. Cheese (gram one hundred and fifty) clear of hard crust and also cut. Cubes. Add all the products in a salad bowl, stir and season with mayonnaise. Salt and ground black pepper - on request and to taste.
Delicatessen salad with tomatoes and cheese
Delicacy it is considered due to unusualdressing - pesto sauce. And in his homeland in Italy, this salad, as well as the sauce - quite a casual meal. However, if you manage to suddenly acquire such rare for our country cheeses like mozzarella and parmesan, then venture to try out this unusual recipe. Ingredients:
- Mozzarella cheese
- Parmesan cheese
- Olive oil
- Balsamic vinegar
Preparation: First, prepare the pesto sauce. We will wash the bunch of basil, we will dry it and weed the leaves. 125 grams of soft cheese (mozzarella) and 50 grams of grated hard (Parmesan) cheese we put in a blender. Add to the cheese three cloves of garlic, basil leaves and All this is mashed in puree. Puree diluted with a tablespoon of balsamic vinegar and season with salt and black pepper (to taste). Then, we'll wash seven tomatoes and cut them into thin, almost transparent slices and spread them into plates and polish with ready-made sauce. Delicatessen salad is ready. As you can see, salads with tomatoes and cheese are quite diverse. So prepare both the simplest of their options, and the most delicious. Fortunately, there are enough tomatoes in the summer, and cheese can be bought in general at any time of the year. Cook with pleasure! We advise you to read: