Summer is coming – it’s time for the freshest vegetables and fruits. At this particular time, you can experiment with salads – vegetables, fruits, warm, cold. Today we will talk about salads with the addition of cheese. Such a light summer lunch or dinner is perfect for those who preserve the figure, as well as those who like a tasty snack..
|tomatoes –||3 pieces|
|white cheese –||150 grams|
|red salad onions –||1 onion|
|olive oil –||2 tbsp. spoons|
|ground black pepper –||taste|
|sea salt –||taste|
|Time for preparing: 10 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 120 Kcal|
So, the easiest option is a salad with tomatoes and cheese..
There is nothing difficult in this recipe. Take tomatoes and cut into large slices.
It is important to choose ripe and juicy fruits. Alas, in the winter, such a snack will be difficult to make, because vegetables often lack taste.
Put the tomatoes on a plate. Cheese is slightly kneaded with a fork and laid on top.
It may already be quite salty, so be guided by your taste when using salt. Pour over lettuce oil and add pepper..
Cheese salad with tomatoes and olives
The combination of juicy tomato flavor, piquancy of olives and tenderness of cheese will not leave anyone indifferent!
- cheese – 200 grams (in this case, take the one that can be cut into cubes);
- tomatoes – 2 pieces;
- red onion – 1 piece;
- olives – half a can;
- lemon juice – 1 tsp;
- olive oil – 1 tablespoon;
- ground black pepper;
- salt to taste.
The time spent is 10 minutes. Energy value – 135 kilocalories per 100 grams.
First, mix the dressing – olive oil, pepper, salt and lemon juice. Give her insists. Vegetables cut quite large, onion – half rings. Give the olives to drain and chop them into rings. Mix all the ingredients and add the cheese, also cut into cubes. Pour the dressing and serve..
Option with cucumbers
As soon as the cucumber season comes, we recommend trying this variation of the salad with cheese. The recipe is similar to the previous one, we just add to our products 2 medium cucumbers, which we cut as convenient.
Eggplant salad with tomatoes and sheep cheese
This appetizer is perfect for lunch. Optionally, you can serve the salad warm. So, we begin:
- White cheese – 150 grams;
- eggplant – 1 fruit;
- tomatoes – 2 pieces;
- red onion – 1 pc;
- garlic – 1 clove;
- ground pepper – to taste;
- oil for frying – 2 tbsp. spoons;
- salt – to taste.
The time spent is 20 minutes. Energy value – 140 kilocalories per 100 grams.
First prepare the eggplant. Mine it, cut into rings one centimeter thick. Liberally fill with salt and let stand for 20 minutes. Wash the pieces with cold water. Heat oil in a pan, and then fry circles until cooked..
Tomatoes cut in small pieces. Cheese also cut and mix with chopped garlic. Now proceed to the assembly of the salad – lay out eggplant mugs (warm or cold at your discretion), tomatoes and cheese. Add a little salt, pepper. Sprinkle onion rings on top. Pour the salad with olive oil.
Appetizer with Chicken, Eggplant and Cheese
A variation of the previous dish, which is perfect even for a hearty dinner. We need to take such products:
- eggplant – half the fruit;
- chicken fillet – 200 grams;
- sweet salad onion – 1 pc;
- tomato – 1 large;
- olives – a quarter can;
- black pepper, salt and other spices – to taste;
- Cheese – 120 grams.
Elapsed time – 30 minutes. Energy value – 190 kcal per 100 grams.
So, we prepare eggplants as in the previous recipe. Then cut them into a small cube and fry until cooked. Salt and pepper.
Fry chicken fillet, rub with spices and salt. Fry in a hot skillet for about 2 minutes on both sides. Give it a little cool and cut into cubes..
Grind tomatoes in small pieces. Olives and onions – rings. Cheese can be either chopped or just cut. Mix all products and add a little salt and spice to taste. Oil is not necessary, because it is enough for chicken and eggplant.
To get a delicious salad, you need to know a few rules:
- If the cheese was too salty, then it can be soaked in milk. This is done for about a couple of hours. Further, the milk can be used for baking pancakes or pies..
- Tomatoes for such a salad is best to choose special salad varieties. In addition, fine cherry.
- Eggplant must be kept in salt and rinsed. This not only saves him from bitterness, but also allows him not to absorb too much oil when frying..
- Chicken fillets can be pre-marinated to produce a brighter taste – for example, in kefir or soy sauce.
We hope you enjoy our recipes. Especially they will be relevant during the summertime gatherings – after all, in the garden you can grow both eggplants and tomatoes with your own hands. Enjoy your meal!