Colourful Veggie Salad
By Nmami Agarwal
Salads are often characterized as bland, boring and tasteless meals but they have come to rescue all those who want to shed some extra kilos. How about a bowl full of colourful veggies, nutrient-rich and amazing flavours? So, get ready to load your dining table with this colourful veggie salad recipe including zucchini, bell pepper, onions, cabbage, tomato, basil leaves and lemon juice for the real twist.
It’s time to know some nutritional and health benefits of zucchini. A well-known food to help reduce weight that also boosts vision, the nutritional value of your diet and prevents diseases that occur from the lack of vitamin C, scurvy and sclerosis. Including it in your diet can help relieve symptoms of asthma.
Fresh and raw bell peppers majorly composed of water. It is also rich in carbohydrates & protein which prevents anaemia and promotes eye health.
Nutritional values of tomatoes, help benefit your eyes, stomach health, lowers high blood pressure, offers relief from diabetes, skin problems, urinary tract infections and much more. Tomatoes are also loaded with a number of antioxidants and are a rich source of vitamins and minerals known to protect against cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
- Zucchini – ½ zucchini
- Red bell pepper – 10 gm
- Yellow bell pepper – 10 gm
- Long chopped cabbage- ½ cup
- Long chopped onion – 15 gm
- Tomatoes– 30 gms
- Basil – few leaves
- Lemon juice- 5 ml
- Olive oil – 1 tsp.
Calories- 116 kcals
Cut onion and cabbage into long slices. Chop zucchini, bell pepper, & tomatoes into cubes.
In a pan, pour olive oil and add onion, zucchini, bell peppers and saute it.
In a bowl put the sauteed vegetables.
Pour lemon juice over it. Mix it well.
Garnish it with basil leaves.
Over to you
Try making this nutritious bowl soon and we bet you’ll love having it in your favourite cookbook. Therefore, for your all those in-between meal hunger pangs, you can enjoy and opt for this colourful dish and get energized by your next meal time.
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