Three B’s Salad

By     06-Nov 2018

Three B’s Salad

This recipe will burst the myth about salads that they are boring, tasteless and un- fulfilling. By layering and combining different flavors and textures you can expand your salad experience. That’s exactly what we have done in our three B’s i.e. roasted beetroot, broccoli and beans salad which will help in detoxifying your body post Diwali.

Nutritional Benefits
Beetroot contains inorganic nitrates that cause our blood vessels to dilate hence more blood and oxygen can flow through them. It aids in detoxification process and helps in cleaning and purifying of blood. Broccoli is another star food which is rich in essential
vitamins and minerals. It contains vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc too. Beans are packed with green goodness and it is a fantastic source of protein, iron, calcium, magnesium etc.

Ingredients

  •  20 grams fresh beetroot (peeled and chopped into cubes)
  • 30 grams broccoli (chopped into florets)
  •  30 grams green beans (ends chopped off)
  •  5 grams walnuts
  •  1 tablespoon lemon juice
  •  ½ teaspoon olive oil
  •  ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  •  Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Calories: 89 kcal
Protein: 2.5 g
Carbohydrate: 5.8 g
Fat: 5.9 g

Method

  •  Heat oil in a frying pan and add beetroot, broccoli and beans to it.
  •  Roast for about 8-10 minutes or until the veggies turns soft.
  •  Toss the veggies into the serving bowl and add walnuts and lemon juice to it.
  • Season the salad with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix well and serve.

Over to you

If you’re not keen to add walnuts then you can switch it with different nuts or seeds like almonds, flax seeds or pumpkin seeds. Enjoy this vibrant salad along with your friends and family!

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Nutritional Benefits

Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

Ingredients

2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

Method

Cut beets into thin slices

Put them in a saucepan, with some water. Boil until tender

Next, light your charcoal or barbecue fire

Take a large piece of foil and lay the beets in them. Brush a little olive oil and top with thyme and lemon zest.

Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

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Beetroot is a wonder vegetable with goodness of many nutrients. Smokey beets give the dish a distinctive taste along with the flavourful thyme herb. Do try it out!
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