Rainbow Salad

Rainbow Salad
Rainbow Salad

I love to make salad. It’s simple and fast, not to mention efficiency which I like. Another favorite reason is a way for me to clean out the fridge. Especially vegetables that I sometimes buy one too many, which we all do, right?

This time I found some neat ones that inspired me to throw together a Rainbow Salad dressed with zesty balsamic vinaigrette.

Rainbow Salad
Rainbow Salad

The fresh ingredients you will need are probably already in your fridge: red pepper, yellow pepper, tomato, candy-striped beet, cucumber, and spring mix (from Costco or mix together organic baby arugula, organic baby lettuces, organic baby spinach, red and green chard).

Rainbow Salad
Rainbow Salad
Rainbow Salad

Add sunflower seeds, salmon roe, roasted black and/or white sesame seeds, and shaved Parmesan cheese to jazz up the aroma, texture and flavors of the salad.

Rainbow Salad

Then drizzle the salad with zesty balsamic vinaigrette, which mixed together with 1/2 tsp orange zest, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1 tbsp finely chopped mint, 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette, 2 tbsp sesame oil.

Rainbow Salad

And there you have it in less than 30 minutes! A beautiful gourmet rainbow salad loaded with countless of nutrients.

Stay healthy! Stay happy!

Have a beautiful day!

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23 Responses to Rainbow Salad

  1. ks3nia says:

    Looks yummy! I love colourful food :-p

  2. ocelot81 says:

    Lovely colors :) indeed like a rainbow

  3. Great Looking Salad! Reminds me of Spring.

  4. My French Heaven says:

    Oh Irene, this all looks so fresh and delicious! Your pictures are superb (as always). What program do you use to label your pictures? It looks great! Very hip :)

  5. So beautiful and your pictures are mouth watering. I often eat a big salad to clean out the fridge but it rarely looks as pretty! =)

  6. Irene! you sure know how to jazz up your salad. the salmon roe sure makes it luxurious! ;)

  7. gotasté says:

    These are more beautiful than a rainbow! I love the overall presentation. Great job my friend.

  8. richcross13 says:

    Looks real good! The presentation was awesome! 110%

  9. Hello Dear,
    I’m glad to find you, such a lovely blog with vibrant colours. I like your presentation and don’t feel like going back, will follow you through Facebook I would like to get connect with you to see your new ventures.
    Love & Hugs!

  10. What a wonderful idea! And the presentation can’t be beat! Your photos are gorgeous, so glad I found your blog!

    • Irene says:

      Thank you so much for the kind words, sweetie!

      With the Rainbow Salad, eating healthy is not so dull anymore (a way to get my hubby eats salad with me).

  11. Ooh I love your photos!! Beautiful and delicious. I’ve never seen candy-striped beets but they’re now on my shopping list for sure!

    • Irene says:

      Thanks! I found them at a farmer’s market at random. They taste crunchy and sweet, especially the stripes and beautiful color I love. Good luck with the search! Enjoy your weekend!

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