Green apple salad, benefits, and recipes

Green apple salad benefits recipes
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The apple is the ultimate fall fruit. There are several varieties of apples, but more than 90% of world production is “concentrated” on a dozen varieties. They have been one of the favorite fruits for several centuries. The most popular species are the Golden, Gala, Granny-Smith, Cortland, Lobo, Macintosh, Empire, Honeycrisp, Spartan … Each species can be cooked and tasted differently to enjoy all its flavors. You can find apples all year round, but they are never better than when they are harvested (September-November). To ensure their freshness, the best thing is to pick them directly from the tree.

Apples are eaten both raw and cooked, and they are used to prepare sweet and savory dishes. It is easy and practical to use, and please many.

Green apple salad is one of the appetizers rich in vitamins that are very beneficial to the body, and you can prepare it easily and quickly. Many different types of vegetables and fruits can be added to this nutritious salad, as it mainly depends on green apples, while other ingredients are due to taste and desire and are available at home. You can add lettuce, watercress, carrots, and other vegetables and fruits. Sweeten them with sugar or honey, add some nuts that increase the beauty of the green apple salad dish and its health benefit. You can use any kind of it as pistachios or nuts; in this article will discuss and present more than a way of green apple salad.

1. Green apple salad nutritional value

The green apple salad is a low-calorie meal, and here comes a table that shows the nutritional value of the equivalent of one cup of green apple salad:

The green apple salad

2. Health benefits of green apple

Containing only few calories despite a strong satiating power, apples are allies of low-calorie diets and people who want to eat healthy.

3. Green apple salad recipes

Find below some of the delicious and healthy green apple salad recipes; don’t hesitate to try one of them.

Green apple salad

The origin of green apple salad goes back to the Asian cuisine. It is a meal full of healthy ingredients, and it can be prepared and eaten for breakfast or as a snack for the rest of the day. Find below the ingredients and method of preparation:

Ingredients:

Green apple salad ingredients depend on a group of vegetables and flavors. The following is shown:

  • One green apple.
  • 4 grains of olives cut into halves.
  • 2 sticks of chopped green onions.
  • Two tablespoons of chopped coriander leaves.
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil.
  • Half a tablespoon of cumin powder.
  • Small tablespoons of vinegar.
  • Tablespoon of honey.
  • Salt and black pepper to taste.

Here comes an explanation of how to prepare green apple salad, this recipe with the previous ingredients is enough for two people and needs a quarter of an hour of preparation:

Cut the apple into thin slices and put it in a salad bowl.

Add olives, green onions, coriander and cumin powder to the apples.

Season with salt and black pepper.

Add vinegar, olive oil, and honey and mix well until you get a delicious and homogeneous salad platter.

Green apple salad and mango

Green apple salad and mango is a light salad that used in diets. Because it contains a group of fibers and various nutrients, and free from cholesterol and sugar, It is a cold and delicious meal in the summer, and here comes a list of its ingredients and method of preparation:

Ingredients:

  • Two grated green apples.
  • One grated mango.
  • Three tablespoons of coriander leaves.
  • Two tablespoons of lemon juice (Lemon juice helps maintain the bright color of green apple and mango)
  • A bunch of watercress.
  • A cup of pistachios.
  • Salt and Black pepper to taste.

Preparation of green apple salad with mango

Most types of salads do not need much time and effort in preparing them, as it is for the green apple and mango salad. The following are steps for preparation:

Mix apples and mangoes together in a salad bowl.

Sprinkle salt and pepper over the ingredients.

Chop the leaves of coriander and watercress and add with lemon juice to the ingredients.

Mix ingredients together and put half an hour in the refrigerator until cool.

Distribute the pistachios to the ingredients, and the salad is ready to serve and eat.

Green salad with apples and nuts

 Ingredients:

  • 1 green salad
  • An apple
  • 75 g walnut kernels
  • 2 c. heavy cream
  • 2 c. walnut oil
  • 1 C. lemon juice
  • Salt pepper

Preparation:

Wash the salad, dry it, and cut it into pieces.

Give the apple a wash and cut it into thin slices.

In a salad bowl, mix the salad, apples, and nuts.

In another bowl, mix the cream, oil, and the rest of the lemon juice. Salt and pepper. Add this seasoning to the salad and mix. Serve and eat, yummy!!

Originally published on Live Positively.