Green Goddess Salad

Tired of boring salads? Colour blocking ingredients is a easy guide to use if you run out of ideas. Your best inspiration for dishes should be your fridge. That is why it’s so important to buy fresh, seasonal, beautiful ingredients. It is a lot easier to get a good healthy dish out of tasty ingredients than trying to “fix” untasty ingredients with unhealthy additions and condiments. Give this easy all-green salad and yummy dressing a try, you will not be disappointed. Bonus: Fibre-packed starch included, only need to add a protein and you have yourself a complete, balanced meal.

Recipe Details

2 Servings

Ready In: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information

Energy: 248 kCal

Protein: 6.9 g

Carbohydrates: 30 g

Sugar: 4.6 g

Fat: 12 g

Fibre: 3.5 g

Dietary Requirements

Gluten-Free

Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian

Low GI

Equipment List

Cutting board

Knife

Large serving bowl

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced/grated
  • 1 tsp whole-grain mustard
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh herbs (rosemary, oregano, mint, basil, thyme, coriander)
  • Salt and pepper

Salad:

  • 1 cup brown rice, leftover and cold
  • 1 cup lettuce, sliced (1 cm wide)
  • ½ cup cucumber, ribboned or cubed (1 cm cubes)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, blanched*
  • ¼ cup feta cheese

*Place the broccoli florets into boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove and place in a bowl with cold water and ice to shock the vegetable and preserve the nutrients.

Method

1. Add all the ingredients for the dressing to the bottom of the bowl and stir until combined.

2. Place the rest of the ingredients for the salad into the bowl, on top of the dressing.

3. Toss lightly until all the salad components are dressed.

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietician